088 - Dennis Cortés

Dennis Cortés is the Head of Design at Northstar. He also makes music that is great for getting into a flow while working.

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Ryan (@rjgilbert)


Dennis Cortés is the Head of Design at Northstar. He also makes music that is great for getting into a flow while working. Check out this hour-long mix of chill lofi beats.

Music → cortes.us/music
YouTube → youtube.com/cortesarts
Patreon → patreon.com/shyboytm
Instagram → instagram.com/shyboytm
Twitter → twitter.com/shyboytm

Inside Dennis’ Workspace

Tools and Setup:
• Macbook Pro M1 13"
• Logitech Vertical Mouse
• Airpods Pro
• Space Gray Magic Keyboard
• LG 4K 31.5” Monitor
• 11" iPad Pro w/ Apple Pencil 2
• reMarkable 2
• Supreme Pelican Case
• Gather
• Sonos One Speaker
• IKEA Holmo Floor Lamp (x2)
• IKEA Säljan Desk
• IKEA Skadis Pegboard (x2)
• OP-1
• OP-Z
• PO-33
• Elektron Digitone
• Blue Yeti Microphone
• iPhone 12 Mini
• Apple Watch Series 4
• Incase City Backpack

Software:

For day-to-day work I mainly use Franz, Figma, Alfred, Spark, Bartender, Things, Notion, Spotify, and Chrome. For music I use Ableton Live 10 along with plugins such as Arcade, Portal, API-2500 Compressor, and J37 Tape. For videos I use Premiere Pro and iMovie.


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)