I built three of these “floating” shelves based on some plans I found online. Only two of them made the cut, and made it on to the living room wall. They haven’t fallen down yet, so I’m calling in a success.
As an interface designer, my job isn’t about making things pretty. Its about fitting an entire complicated system of moving parts, flows, buttons, clicks, users, etc – into my head. And then, make it easy. And then, make it pretty.
I can’t stop sketching out ideas in Paper for iOS. It’s really, really good. Here’s a quick flow sketch to help get some ideas moving. It’s so simple, but also fun. Easily the best drawing app I’ve ever used.