A few years ago I changed my name to “Gabriel Brown” mainly because all the domains and insta accounts with my name were taken, but long story short, ’til this day most people I know think that that is my real name. Now that I think about this, I think Liferay is the first company ever where my email has my real name.
Since I can remember I’ve always been quite creative and quite invested into art (specially renaissance paintings), so one thing led to another, and here I am.
Because it just makes sense.
Figma and the thermomix.
Doing replicas of my plane tickets in Sketch, making them “priority-like” so I can avoid long queues at the airport.
Mostly everywhere, I believe there’s always something to be inspired by.
I’d love to say that my German, but that would be lying so my trekking skills I guess.
Anyone that knows how to use photoshop can be a designer. Softwares are nothing but a tool, and just like with any tool, the final result is not going to be optimal unless you have the skill, experience, and talent to use it. Does picking up a racket allow anyone to play at the same level as Roger Federer? I don’t think so Karen.
I’d probably be a dentist or working in a Safari in Africa.
Mobile: A picture of me with my dog at the top of a mountain with a pastel sunset on the back. Desktop: A photo of a Venezuelan Tepui in the Amazonas.
London and my grandma's house in Venezuela.
I’m not really into superheroes however, I do have two real life ones, Irena Sandler & Jacques Jaujard.
Control + Option + Command + 8 / Dunno why, but I love inverting the colours of my laptop.
“The design is not just what it looks like and feels like. The design is how it works” — Steve Jobs
The 7 Husbands of Evelyn Hugo
A cuppa coffee and a good Britney song.
Would you be willing to bring your dog twice a week to the office?
Most of the time TikTok, also a good conversation and a glass of wine.
“Live your life, take chances, be crazy, don’t wait. Because right now is the oldest you’ve ever been and the youngest you’ll be ever again” - Suzanne Collins
Nowhere at all and everywhere if possible.