049 - Ariel Lam

Welcome to another edition of Workspaces! We bring you inside the workspaces of creative individuals. Workspaces hopes to inspire you by showing you the toolkit that many creatives use to do their daily work. ☕️


Ariel Lam is a student studying Software Engineering at the University of Waterloo. She is currently an intern at Apple.

She is also passionate about art and design. In her spare time she runs a tech-themed apparel store called Softwears.

Inside Ariel’s Workspace

For work:

  • Macbook Pro (13-inch, 2017)

  • LG UltraFine 4k Display

  • Ubio Labs Wireless Charging Stand

  • Airpods Pro

  • Magic Trackpad

  • Epomaker SK64 Keyboard

  • Allsop Monitor Stand 

  • Lots of plants 🌿

For play: 

  • Logitech Z200 Speakers

  • Audio Technica AT-LP60X-GM Turntable (and a growing record collection!)

  • iPad Pro (10.5-inch) + Apple Pencil

  • Decocolor Paint Markers

  • Way too many brush pens and fine liners 

  • Moleskine Notebooks for sketching

  • Instax Mini 90

Tools:

  • Xcode, Visual Studio Code, iTerm2 – for all my dev needs

  • Figma, Photopea, Procreate – for creative work

  • Notion, Google Calendar – to organize my life

  • Shopify – to manage Softwears

  • Spotify, Last.fm – for all my music

  • Slack, Discord – for communities and communication

Make sure you let Ariel know what you think about her workspace: twitter.com/arielsonline 🍏


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