054 - Chris Maddern

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. ☕️

Chris Maddern is the co-founder of Button, a better way to do business on mobile. Button’s commerce platform powers mobile business growth for brands and publishers, while offering consumers more enjoyable experiences.

Prior to co-founding Button, Chris led mobile engineering at Venmo.

Inside Chris’ Workspace

(Note: After Thanksgiving, Chris moved out of his home office and set up this festive table where his Zoom backdrop would feature his Christmas tree. Due to a large number of workspace submissions we’re now seeing a Christmas tree in April… 😅)


  • 2019 15” MBP — i7 w/ 32GB of RAM

  • 27” LG 4K USB-C Monitor

  • iPhone 11 Pro as a webcam through Camo Studio

  • Blue Yeticaster microphone

  • iPad Pro + Magic Keyboard for focused writing time

  • AirPods Pro and Bose 700s for when those inevitably stop working

Make sure you let Chris know what you think about his festive workspace: twitter.com/chrismaddern 🎄

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