👋 I’m Sonaal Bangera, a UX / UI designer based out of Chennai, India. I have over 10 years of experience in the design industry. I specialise in product development & promoting filter coffee.
NFN Labs is an independent design & development studio specialising in UX, UI, Web and Mobile App Development. We have been shipping user-centered, beautiful and functional solutions since 2011.
Kabadiwalla Connect focuses on decentralised waste management and waste-collection solutions for cities in the developing world — powered by the informal sector. Our commercial pilots have been implemented in India, Indonesia and the Ivory Coast.
My active side projects
An elegantly simple reminder app that ensures you have water at regular intervals. It also has a companion watch app with useful watch complications. Water was featured on the App Store in 2018.
Fun fact – we built the first version of the Water app in just 12 days and shipped it to the App Store. Learn more about it here
Vookmark allows you to bookmark videos across the web and mobile and watch it later on your browser, Apple TV, iOS or Android devices. Curate videos from YouTube, Facebook, DailyMotion, Vimeo and Reddit and watch them later anytime.
Vookmark was featured on the Chrome Web Store as well as the ’12 must-have browser extensions’ in Product Hunt. Read more about why we built Vookmark – here
⚡️ Storm It
Storm it is simple app for iOS and Android allows you to add or collect your ideas or thoughts and share them as a Tweetstorm on Twitter.
The Next Web – 40 of the best Android Apps of 2016
Beautiful Pixels – Simply clever Android app that helps you send out a Tweetstorm with ease
NDTV Gadgets360 – If you tweet a lot and want an app that lets you chain your tweets, Storm It is a pretty good choice.
Screeny is a simple utility app for iOS. It allows you to delete unwanted screenshots, photos, live photos, panoramas, videos easily from your camera roll. As featured in The Verge, MacStories, iMore, CNet, Beautiful Pixels, The Next Web, AppAdvice, Geek.com
5️⃣ The Top Fives
The Top fives is a clean/slick dashboard to get the top news on products, design and technology from the some of the best sources. Available on the web, iOS and as browser extensions for Chrome, Safari and Firefox.
This side project gave us so many free uber rides that we kept traveling in the city for free. Read more about it here
My current setup
My current setup is a 13 inch MacBook Pro Retina 2017 mostly connected to a Dell s2240L HD monitor, Logitech M720 mouse, OnePlus 7T as the primary mobile device, iPhone XS Max, iPad Pro 9.7 with the Gen1 Apple Pencil. Music flows through the AudioTechnica M50X when i am travelling and through the PreSonus Eris E3.5 on the desk.
NDTV Gadgets360: Building a Waste Management Platform at Kabadiwalla Connect
CNBC TV 18: Why we built BuySell Tickets
Business of Mobility: Taking Screeny to the top slots on the app store
Huffington Post India: Screeny App Hits The iOS Top 10 Charts
Your Story: eCommerce to mCommerce
Your Story: NFN Labs on a roll with mobile utility apps
The New Indian Express: A Developing Story
Instagrammers: Focus on bsonaal