Ember for Mac
The visual scrapbook for your mind
Built at Realmac Software, Ember for Mac was a way for creatives to capture, save, organise, annotate and share their design inspiration. It was a ground-up rebuild of Realmac’s previous app, Little Snapper.
I joined Realmac just as version 1.0 was about to be released. As the UI & UX designer that took over the project, my job was to design new features into the UI while ensuring that the UX stayed simple. I also kept the general UI up to date with macOS’ evolving design language.
Icon Redesign for OS X Yosemite
“EMBER HAS THE LOOK AND FEEL OF AN APP APPLE MIGHT MAKE. SURELY THERE’S NO HIGHER ACCOLADE.”
— MacFormat Magazine
“EMBER IS AN EXTREMELY SLICK APP WHOSE DEVELOPERS HAVE PAID FANATICAL ATTENTION TO EVERY DETAIL OF THE USER EXPERIENCE.”
“IF YOU WANT A SERIOUS TOOL TO HELP YOU GET THE MOST OUT OF YOUR DESIGN IMAGES AND SCREENSHOTS… YOU SHOULD DEFINITELY GIVE EMBER A TRY.”
— Mac App Storm