082 - Jack Cohen

Jack Cohen works at FirstMark (VC in Pinterest, Shopify, DraftKings, etc.) where he hosts 100+ events a year, manages FirstMark's Guilds, the Driven series, and other aspects of their Expert Network

Welcome to another Sunday edition of Workspaces, where you get an inside look at the workspaces of creative individuals.

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Ryan (@rjgilbert)


Jack Cohen is a photographer based in Brooklyn on nights and weekends. On weekdays, he works at FirstMark (VC in Pinterest, Shopify, DraftKings, etc.) where he hosts 100+ events a year, manages FirstMark's Guilds, the Driven series, and other aspects of their Expert Network.

He has also been writing a megathread on the many consumer apps that he has become an early adopter of.

Inside Jack’s Workspace

Gear:

  • Desk: Midcentury Desk by Paul McCobb - (restored by my grandfather, Russell Morash)

  • Chair: Icons of Manhattan Office Chair - Premium, Padded

  • West Elm Desk Lamp

  • Lighting: (2x) Aputure MC RGBWW LED Light 

  • Magic Keyboard

  • Magic Mouse

  • Ember Mug²: Metallic Collection

  • MacBook Pro 15" 2015

  • Wacom Intuos Tablet & Pen

  • iPad Mini 2

  • Bose Mini Soundlink

  • WD Elements 4TB

  • HP Z32 4K Monitor

  • Mac Mini (M1), 1TB / 16GB RAM

  • Elgato CamLink 4K

  • BlueRigger Mini HDMI to HDMI Cable (4K 60Hz Ultra HD)

  • Nikon D850 with 4K mounted on Inkeltech Desk Mounting Stand 

  • Tiffen 77mm Black Pro-Mist 1/8 Filter w/ Step-Up Rings

  • Rode VideoMic Pro+ mounted on InnoGear Suspension Boom Scissor Arm Stand

  • Rock paperweight (that someone used to break into my car)

Software:

  • Centered

  • Hand Mirror

  • Krisp.ai

  • Magnet

  • Raycast

  • Macro.io

  • CleanShot X

  • CleanMyMac X

  • iDrive

  • ClipDrop

  • Texts.com

  • Poolside FM

  • Glass

  • Adobe Suite (LR, PP, PS)

  • Simpli.fy

  • Toucan

  • MyMind

  • Lustre.ai

  • MetaMask

  • More here

Bookshelf/Wall (prized possessions):

  • Photograph of my grandfather directing Muhammad Ali in one of his TV shows back in the day

  • Signed baseballs (same photo ^) of Pedro Martinez, David Ortiz, & Roger Clemens

  • My girlfriend gave me these illustrations for my birthday: (Top left, clockwise) Obama, The Office, Stanley from The Office, Albert Einstein

  • One of my two film cameras, this is a medium format Yashica Mat 124 G that my girlfriend got me


If you’re interested in upgrading your workspace - join the growing community here! (we will be chatting in the #workspaces channel discussing everything from keyboards, art, software, etc. Come say hi!)

-Ryan (@rjgilbert)