Blog

2021-04-25 00:00:00
Spring 2021

Spring is finally here! For me, it's the moment when I finally start to bring my camera outside. Check out four photos of three busy bees and one bumblebee I took yesterday.

2021-01-13 00:00:00
Designing UIs for Developer Tools

Together with my fellow designers from Microsoft DevDiv – the Developer Division – we joined Kendra Havens from the .NET team for a nice one-hour talk on how we design developer tools at Microsoft. We focused on accessibility, problems, funny stories about colors, and UX challenges we solve every day. If you're interested in this exciting area, please watch the video here on YouTube.

2020-12-31 00:00:00
My Best Photos of 2020

The year 2020 was challenging for all of us, and for me taking photos was a way to escape. I think these are the best five photos I made this year.

2020-06-24 00:00:00
macOS Big Sur Icon Template

The annual Apple developer conference WWDC has just started – one of the highlights is the redesign of the macOS user interface, which besides other things, introduces a brand new style of application icons. I created a pixel-perfect template, including the grid and all export options, everything you need. So if you want to kickstart your macOS icon design, go to my Figma Community page and fork the file!

2020-05-03 00:00:00
Accessibility Improvements in Visual Studio 2019 for Mac

The release of Visual Studio 2019 for Mac version 8.4.4 includes numerous developments in the color representation of icons and warning and error status messages. The new appearance is easy to spot, and the new color palette is highly noticeable. Let me explain why these changes were necessary and what exactly was changed.