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Rosa Hernández

Senior Designer

Who are you, and what do you do? What do you like to do outside of work?

I’m Rosa, and I am an Oslo-based designer working with interactive installations for museums and science centers. I enjoy traveling, reading and listening to podcasts (I love Mindscape, Punch Up the Jam—the older episodes, haven’t listened to the recent ones—and I’m starting with Hardcore History). I love plants, and I have quite few of them at home.

Rosa Hernández's visualization for a mobile installation for the Frisk Oslofjord research project
This interactive installation can travel, too—it's mobile!

What hardware do you use?

At my workstation at the office I have a standing desk, a footrest, and the office chair. I work on a PC equipped with an RTX3070 graphics card, Intel Core i7-9700K, a 32” Dell display (DELL UP3216Q) on a monitor stand, and an HP side monitor.

Rosa Hernández's setup
Cool colors, clean lines, all efficiency: Rosa's setup

I use a Logitech MX Master mouse with a nice mouse mat from The Key Company. I also use a Wacom Intuos S and a large Wacom Intuos Pro. For sound, I generally use my Sony WH-1000XM3 headset. I also have hooked up a Corsair Gaming K95 RGB Platinum keyboard.

Rosa Hernández's "Treatments" interactive installations for the Norwegian Cancer Society's Science Center in Oslo
Fun colors, interesting lines: Rosa's DNA installation for The Norwegian Cancer Society's Science Center

The centerpiece is, of course, my Moonlander keyboard. I got it less than a year ago, and I love it! I still need to learn more about layouts and so forth. So I use it in the default mode for now.

Rosa Hernández's keyboard, left side, lit ip
Rosa's keyboard fits right in

At home I work from an ASUS Studiobook with a 32” 4K U3219Q Dell monitor. Sonos speakers for sound, and I have a Herman Miller chair.

And what software?

At work we use the Google ecosystem, so I use Google Slides, Sheets, and Docs for internal stuff. I use Slack for internal communication. For design I use the Adobe Creative Suite, focusing on Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, and After Effects. I also use Cinema 4D with the Octane renderer, and SketchUp for quick and easy sketches. For 2D animation, I use Spine.

I have started using Unreal Engine for some projects, both interactive installations and a couple VR projects. I am starting out and exploring Character Creator, iClone, and Substance painter.

What’s your keyboard setup like? Do you use a custom layout or custom keycaps?

I have the default layout, using the Norwegian language as input. I got some pretty keycaps from (“Hana”), but I haven’t set them up yet. So I am using the Moonlander “as is” for now.

Rosa Hernández's keyboard
Hana means flower, so a few tweaks would make it fit right in

Rosa Hernández's succulent plants
The succulent leaves look like they'd be nice to touch, too

What would be your dream setup?

I would like to try the Tripod Kit for the Moonlander at some point :) and a bigger screen.

Rosa Hernández's "Treatments" interactive installations for the Norwegian Cancer Society's Science Center in Oslo
In the meantime, let's enjoy the impressive vistas of these installations at the Norwegian Cancer Society's Science Center, created by Rosa and her team at Logic Interactive

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