Juan Vaamonde
Juan Vaamonde

Journal

My journal is where I infrequently write about design & startups

Sketchifying Photoshop

I've been using Sketch 3 for UI/UX design for nearly 3 years now and I love it. But sometimes as designers we encounter situations where we're forced to design interfaces in Adobe Photoshop again. I know, it's torture right? Laggy, and filled with features we don't need, no pages, and many other things besides makes moving from Sketch to Photoshop akin to being forced to date your fugly ex.

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A designer’s favourite Mac Apps

A friend of mine recently received a new Macbook Pro for his birthday. To make his foray into the Mac world as enjoyable as possible, I thought I’d make a list of the most useful and interesting Mac apps I’ve come across so far as a UI/UX Designer.

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Top design links for 2014

It's been a great year for valuable and informative design articles, debate sparking ideas and useful tools. Here's a list of my favourite links for designers from the past year, as well as older resources that I think are still relevant.

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Tips for design graduates

Now that I've been on both sides of fence, applying for design jobs and selecting an applicant, I thought I should share some of the things I've learnt that can help you stand out amongst a sea of other graduates. 

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Animating digital experiences

After studying a minor in Flash animation at university a few years ago, Flash lay dusty and forgotten in my application's folder. As Flash became a dirty word in the world of digital design, so too animation in a design context disappeared from my thoughts for the time being.

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