Pablo Defendini

designer of
websites • apps • books

Pablo brings a sophisticated design sensibility, as well as deep techincal knowledge, to the projects he’s been involved in. Preoccupied with craft, Pablo is also an avid printmaker. He also digs comics and science ficiton. He was born and raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico, lives in New York City, and works with clients over the world.

Work for the screen

Fireside Fiction Company

Safari Queue App

Safari Books Online

Creative Edge Classroom

Open Road Media

Works on paper

Little Brother

The Good Fairies of New York



Work, With Occasional Mole Men

Ninety Percent of Everything

The Merchant of Venice

With a Little Help

Speaking and writing

Pablo occasionally writes on topics like publishing, design, and technology. He has presented and been on panels at various conferences, including Books in Browsers, SXSW, and O’Reilly Tools of Change.

Reading on the Big Screen

A talk and an article about designing interfaces for large display surfaces.

On Responsive Comics

Demonstration of a responsive comic, authored using HTML and CSS.


If you have a project you think might be up Pablo’s alley, drop him a line. He’s currently taking on work starting in June of 2016.

The very best way to reach him is via email, at You can also often find him on Twitter.