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Typed for Mac

The zen-based writing experience

The App

Built at Realmac Software, Typed for Mac provided a distraction-free writing environment specifically designed to aid the user’s focus as they write. It was acquired by 71squared in November 2015.

My Role

I was the UI & UX designer on Typed all the way from concept to acquisition. My role was to iterate on the UI until it was as simple and easy to use as possible, and to design the themes.

Main Interface

“TYPED HAS SEPARATED ITSELF FROM THE PACK BY VERY INTENTIONALLY NOT PACKING ITSELF FULL OF FEATURES THAT MANY USERS WON’T TOUCH, INSTEAD FOCUSING OF THE PURE WRITING EXPERIENCE AS THE CORE ELEMENT TO GET RIGHT.”

— iMore

Typewriter Mode

“DUBBED ZEN MODE, REALMAC HAS GIVEN NEW MEANING TO THE OVERUSED CONCEPT OF DISTRACTION-FREE WRITING. TYPED’S TAKE IS MORE ABOUT TAKING AWAY STRESS THAN CLUTTER.”

— MacWorld

Zen Settings