I'm a Brazilian product designer based in Oakland, California currently working for Google as a Staff Designer. I am also the founder of Abduzeedo, an award-winning digital publication about design and a personal project that has become the source of inspiration for millions of designers and enthusiasts.

Since joining Google in 2011 I have had the opportunity to work on incredible projects small and big. From designing and helping the Google Doodles Team, Google Ventures, Shopping Express Mobile as well as leading major products and the vision for Google Search,  Android Pay, Google Play Music and most recently Google Play Games

Published Articles

Glassy 3D Refraction Effects over Typography

You have noticed I’ve been sharing quite a few projects featuring 3D compositions that mix the use of glass/crystal objects, most of the time in abstract form, over simple text.

Playing with Shadows in SwiftUI

This was the most recent SwiftUI experiment. Nothing fancy just trying to understand how to work with shadows. I’ve done similar effects using CSS if you remember here on the blog.

Designer Spotlight: Ben Mingo

We started the designer spotlight to promote designers across the globe. Times are definitely changing, we all live in a pandemic and hopefully soon a post-pandemic reality.

Swiss Style with SwiftUI

I mentioned in a previous post about my adventures with SwiftUI. It’s fun to learn something new and the least I can do is to share what I learned.

Ki Colorful Branding and Visual Identity

Roser Padrés worked on this colorful branding and visual identity project for a timeless lighting system that offers a huge range of playful and experimental configuration

Calmaria Breathing App now on Apple Watch

Last April I decided to create a simple Android app for me to do a breathing exercise that consists of inhaling from your nose for four seconds, holding the air for seven and exhaling from your mouth for eight seconds.

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