Hello, stranger.

I’m Rafaela Ferro, frontend developer & designer. Currently living in Coimbra, Portugal and working at SingleStore.

Projects | Play room


Jukebox preview

A music calendar curated by strangers.


Lisbon.ai preview

Artificial inteligence conferece I co-organized.

The Zain Talks

The Zain Talks preview

Design Meetup in Coimbra I co-organize.


Morocco preview

Morocco roadtrip photographic journal.

Device Lab

Deemaze Device preview

Deemaze's Open Device Lab platform design.

My album

Photo Album preview

Some pictures taken around the world.


Making sure you land that summer internship.

May 2020

Demystifying Accessibility: Do only highly disabled people benefit from it?

February 2019

Death camp —
Journal of a trip to Auschwitz and Birkenau.

December 2018

CSS Grid — Responsive layouts and components.
A responsive photo gallery using very few lines of CSS.

May 2018

CSS Grid layout — crossed sections.
An introduction to CSS Grid and its potential with a practical example.

January 2018



Demystifying Accessibility

Why we need to stop avoiding accessibility and how to start integrating an empathy-driven process in software teams. In these sessions, we look at actionable low-cost tips, tricks, and best practices to make our digital products more inclusive, without jeopardizing roadmaps and budgets.



Build Components From Scratch

Hands-on building a React component end-to-end, from the UI design to automated testing.

Intro to CSS Grid

Build components and layouts leveraging some of the best features of CSS Grid.

  • Department of Informatics Engineering — University of Coimbra

    March 2018

Typography 101

Introduction to typography concepts and best practices, with a hands-on exercise on Adobe InDesign.