What are your objectives as a language designer? I ask this question in all the ways it can be interpreted.
Well, I've grown tired of C/C++, don't really like Java and figured I should probably try designing something myself. I'm specifically going for something that can be compiled and is powerful enough to replace C in almost all situations (possibly excluding OS-programming). Languages I find inspirational are:
CeeLanguage (the way it manages to be at least usable almost everywhere)