Workspaced #013 — Bryn Jackson

Ryan Gilbert
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3 min readSep 20, 2016


Welcome to the 13th edition of Workspaced! This week’s newsletter features the workspaces of Bryn Jackson, a designer and developer currently working at Figma. Bryn also produces his own podcasts for his podcast network, Spec.

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Bryn’s Morning Workspace

-15-inch Macbook Pro
- Perch Stool
- AT-95 Communal Table

Bryn’s Home Podcast Studio

This is Bryn’s second home workspace where he records Design Details and Immutable. Their producer, Sarah, also spends time in this studio.

-Mac Pro
- Heil PR40 microphones
- Heil PL2T overhead mic booms
- Master & Dynamic MH40 Headphones
- Audio Technica ATH-M40x headphones
- LG 24" monitor
- Mount-It! Monitor Swing Arm
- Behringer AMP800
- OWC Thunderbolt 2 Dock
- Generic Black Ergo Stool
- ChargeTech Charging Station
- Focusrite OctoPre MkII
- UA Apollo Twin Solo
- Philips Hue Lightbulbs
- Varavon Armor II for A7S
- Field Notes Pitch Black
- Palomino Blackwing 602 pencil
- iPad Mini Retina
- The Manual #4
- Interaction of Color
- The Elements of Typographic Style
- Thinking with Type
- Understanding Comics
- Pretty Much Everything
- American Trademark Designs
- Logo Modernism

Bryn’s Workspace at Figma

“I do a lot of design work, video editing, and some basic development work, but I also have to run to a lot of design research meetings, so I ended up needing a couple different machines.”

-5k iMac
- 27" Thunderbolt Display
- Blackmagic Design MultiDock 2
- iPhone SE
- Master & Dynamic MW60
- B&O BeoPlay H5
- Ray-Ban Justin
- rOtring 800 mechanical pencil
- Offscreen #15
- LEGO Loki keychain that came with the Lego Marvel’s Avengers videogame

Huge thank you to Bryn for agreeing to be featured in this week’s edition of Workspaced! Please let him know what you think about his setups!