Felipe Pires Designing at Liferay since 2015

Senior Product Designer

How did you get into design?

I would say my interest in design began during my teenage when I started to have contact with digital visual arts and web technologies.

Favorite tool?

Currently my tool set are composed by: Balsamiq, Figma, and Principle.

Best lifehack?

My acai smoothie made with banana, strawberry, coconut water, oat, and cashew nuts.

Where do you find #inspiration?

Wallpaper Magazine is currently my hub of inspiration for design, architecture, fashion, and art

One thing you are getting better at?

Listening to people.

If you weren’t designing, what would you be doing?

Music or programming.

Favorite place to visit?

Carneiros Beach in Alagoas, Brazil.

Advice for ambitious designers?

If you are not able to bring clarity and order to your own work, you won't be able to do that in a product.

Last book you read?

Just Enough Research by Erika Hall

Most effective productivity booster?

Good music.

What keeps you up at night?

Why I would exchange my night of sleep by anything else? I don't want to keep me up at night.

Shameless plug?

I love to read music lyrics in my menu bar with LyricsX.