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The Story of Setlists (the iPad lyrics app for musicians) 5 – Jam Session

“I don’t see the mockups for the remote feature. Did you ever get those to me.” This is what Tim wrote one night late in the process of developing Setlists. I had done so many mockups, so many revisions of every other aspect of the app, but for some reason, I had never gotten around [...]

The Story of Setlists (the iPad lyrics app for musicians) 4 – Page Breaks

I wanted to take a moment to talk about the way Setlists creates page breaks, because it’s a good demonstration of why you should share your design issues with your collaborators. As I mentioned in an earlier installment of this series, one of the early decisions for Setlists was that it wouldn’t have constantly scrolling [...]

The Story of Setlists Part 2 – Choosing the Right Typeface

One of the first decisions we made when designing Setlists was to try and make the look and feel of the app very familiar to musicians. We’re very aware of the pitfalls of skeuomorphism, but we thought that some small bit of crossover from the musical world would make the app easier to understand and [...]

The Story of Setlists Part 1 – Humble Beginnings

Teleprompt+ has been an amazing success for us over the past two years. We’ve listened to our customers and added so many great features that we lost count. All while sticking to our clean and simple interface. And we have amazing plans for even more coming soon. But a funny thing happened late last year [...]