Custom CSS for

Since I spend a lot of time reading the (incredibly always interesting) articles written by the team over at , I took the time to review and clean up some CSS style I wrote to customise the article view. While on Safari I always use the reader mode (which is not customisable in any way), while on other browsers I had to rely on the, often lacking, alternatives. The goal was to create a cleaner way to read articles, focusing on the text and reducing distractions....

September 1, 2023 · 1 min

My design principles

During the years, I developed an interior compass that guides me when designing products as well as when choosing which ones to support and use on a daily basis. If you are familiar with them, you will notice the influence of Dieter Ram’s Ten Principles of Good Design. When presenting my list of principles, I always share this debt: the man made a perfect list. We can only get inspired by it and tailor it to suit us better....

August 28, 2023 · 3 min

Split Screen: a simple game-changer Shortcut for iPadOS

Even if I am not the biggest Shortcuts user, I do play with it pretty often and there are indeed some shortcuts that I use everyday. The one I use the most on my iPad is definitely Split Screen: a really simple and stupid shortcut that allows me to quickly set up my workspace for every occasion. How it works This shortcut revolves around the idea that there are some apps that you frequently use on your iPad1....

August 21, 2023 · 2 min

Inspiration 001

The beautiful lines and colours of Head Lopper. Head Lopper is a comic book series created by writer and artist Andrew MacLean, currently published by Image Comics. The story follows the exploits of the Viking warrior Norgal (or “head lopper”, as some call him) and the severed head of Agatha the Blue Witch.1  ↩︎

August 21, 2023 · 1 min

Bear 2 - What's still missing

We are all happy about the release of Bear 2: the Shiny Frog teams confirm themselves as one of the few companies that really care about design and User Experience. Writing notes in Bear is more beautiful than ever, and you can see the attention put in every small detail. Still, these changes (which are mainly cosmetic ones) did not bring any real adjustment in how I deal with notes....

July 17, 2023 · 4 min