Welcome to my site.

My name is Derek Palladino. For the past 10 years I have been working in web technologies crafting Front-End websites and other user centered experiences.

Prior to my career in web development I held several position in non-profits and art museums ranging from front-line visitor services to archives assistant.

Here you will find just a few highlighted projects along side some fun things I have made throughout the years. I hope you enjoy.

- Derek


VoCA: Voices in Contemporary Art

Designed by Justin Visnesky, as part of Junior Varsity Studios, I developed and maintain the institutions suite of custom sites.

VoCA: Voices in Contemporary Art

VoCA: Journal

VoCA: Summit

My former portfolio site, still live for now. I went down a rabit hole of recreating Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard's TextEdit window using nothing but CSS (minus text and min/max "+/-" icons). When I came to, I had also made a Stickies window and they are drag and drop.

Obvisouly that work carried over to this site as well.

The site has was featured on Brutalist Websites,, and Creative Portfolios.

Visit the site.

Pitts Burgh City - Cotton Bureau T-Shirt Design

A silly shirt I designed can be printed and sold on demand by Cotton Bureau here.

Shepard Fairey at the Brillobox - A video by Ben Herstrum

I had the privilege of working with my friend Ben Herstrum on a video capturing the work on Shepard Fairey while he was in town to celebrate the opening of his show at The Andy Warhol Museum.

Along with helping to schedule and facilitate this video I created an long defunct interactive Google Map of the other corresponding murals throughout the city.

Ben on Youtube


I making web things to varying degrees of success over at Codepen.

Codepen Account