Immersive Content and Usability is the first-ever book on immersive content and spatial content design, available now from A Book Apart.

Hi! I’m Preston.

I write, speak, and work on the intersections of content, design, and code and lead product, design, engineering, and developer relations teams.

Content, everywhere.

Today’s content needs to leap off devices and into the physical spaces we live and work in. Reach the final frontier of content design with my newest book Immersive Content and Usability. Buy now

Immersive Content and Usability

The first-ever book on immersive content and spatial content, available now.

Gatsby for everyone.

Learn everything you need to know to build blazing-fast sites with the Gatsby framework and Jamstack architectures thanks to the new O’Reilly book, Gatsby: The Definitive Guide. Buy now

Gatsby: The Definitive Guide

The first authoritative book on developing sites with Gatsby, available now.

Does your content speak for itself?

Voice is fast becoming an urgent baseline for future-proof yet accessible content. Give your copy a voice and don’t get left behind with my A Book Apart book Voice Content and Usability. Buy now

Voice Content and Usability

The only book on voice content, and A Book Apart’s first voice title, available now.

I’m available for hire.

Since 2004, I’ve consulted on CMS architectures, digital experiences, and marketing for clients in India, Japan, and the U.S., with work in headless CMS, web and voice, and content strategy. See my work

The Harvard Crimson

The first student-designed responsive college newspaper site in the Ivy League.

I ran an innovation lab.

I led Acquia Labs, which built groundbreaking voice projects for the State of Georgia and Nestlé Purina, and product, design, and engineering teams at Time Inc., Acquia, and Gatsby. Read about me

Alexa, ask GeorgiaGov

Ask GeorgiaGov is the first-ever Alexa skill for citizens of the state of Georgia.

I talk shop worldwide.

I’ve been a speaker since 2008 at dozens of conferences, like SXSW and An Event Apart, in three languages. If you’d like me to speak at your event or your company, I’d love to hear from you. See my talks



Recent keynotes

Photo credit: Charles Leverington

I work on open source.

I wrote the first version of Waterwheel.js, led the release of Reservoir, and contributed to Drupal's Spark initiative. I also organize Decoupled Days, an annual non-profit conference in New York. Work with me



  • Spark

    A Drupal distribution for editors



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