052 - Marc Edwards

One year! Workspaces has brought you inside creative workspaces for 52 consecutive Sunday mornings. Here’s a look back on some of the previous workspaces in case you missed them:

001 - Shiv Bagavathy

016 - Katy DeCorah

035 - Joey Banks

046 - Gabriel Valdivia

I hope you’ve enjoyed the past year of Workspaces! We have plenty of great workspaces already in the queue for year 2 and will continue to feature as many great setups as possible.

Quick poll as we head into year 2: Have you purchased anything for your own workspace after seeing it featured in someone else’s space? 🤔

Marc Edwards is the founder of Bjango, maker of many great apps. He is also currently building Skala, a precise user interface and icon design tool.

Inside Marc’s Workspace

Furniture and hardware:

  • An incredibly standard and old IKEA desk

  • A yoga ball as a seat

  • Mac Pro

  • Pro Display XDR

  • Magic Mouse

  • Magic Keyboard

“I’ve tried almost every type of seat over the years, and I find a yoga ball the most comfortable. If nothing else, it forces me to keep moving. I like having a pretty boring and dark work environment to help keep focused, and ensure colour accuracy throughout the day.”

Podcasting and music production gear:

  • Emagic AMT8

  • Arturia AudioFuse 8Pre

  • Sennheiser SMB7

  • Triton Audio FetHead

“The AMT8 was purchased new about 20 years ago. Good audio gear lasts forever. If you have a Sennheiser SMB7, the FetHead is a great companion — it helps increase volume and reduce noise.”


  • Design tools: Illustrator, Photoshop, Sketch, Figma, Affinity Designer, XD

  • 3D: Cheetah 3D, Blender

  • Text editors: Nova (HTML/CSS), Byword (Markdown), Sublime Text (GLSL shaders, C++)

  • Git Tower

  • Soulver

  • Xcode

  • Processing

  • Screenflick

  • Dash

  • Logic Pro X

“I do my best to work across as many design tools as possible. They all have something to offer, and I feel it’s important for me to know them all well. Tower’s my favourite Git client. Soulver is absolutely amazing as a calculator scratch pad. I am doing my best at learning Blender, but mostly failing right now, so I keep falling back to Cheetah 3D. Screenflick is the best screen recorder I’ve found. Dash gives you quick and offline access to reference documentation.”

Thank you for viewing this edition of Workspaces! Do you have a workspace you’d like to share? Simply reply to this email and let me know.

If you enjoyed this, please subscribe below to receive new workspaces in your inbox every Sunday!

-Ryan (@rjgilbert)