July 2017

Improving Accessibility with Dynamic Font Sizes

We’ve been working on a number of accessibility improvements to our apps for Android and iOS. Here’s a look at how dynamic font sizes are making our apps easier to read.

Insignias y team building

Would you like to read this post in English? Google Translate does a pretty good job translating it! Una de las cosas que más me gustan de nuestro equipo de Happiness…

To be a design-led company

What brought Automattic success in the past won’t be what brings the company future success. Learn about Automattic’s commitment and journey to becoming a design-led company, scaling design to have broader reach and impact in newly collaborative ways.

A Store Story: From features to flows

Fairly recently, I went through a rough time at work. I was working on a project that seemed to go on forever with no end in sight. The scope kept…

Balancing Options vs. Overload

On WordPress.com, one thing we’ve been focusing on is making themes that just work. It’s a bit of a balancing act; it’s very tempting to allow customers to control every…

Mobile design or the lack thereof

Before the era of WordPress there was a time when Macromedia Flash was the industry-leading web design solution. Today, that sounds like madness but back then, the world of Flash…

Thoughts on Compiled CSS Files in Git

An ongoing discussion about build tools in the Underscores GitHub repository reminded me of something that seems to come up a few times of over the life span of a…

お客様への誠意

最近、私はWordPress.comにて中小企業主のお客様に向けての新しい一つの機能に取り組む機会を頂いた。まだその詳細については言えないが、鍵はこの機能を利用するお客様へ必要事項を通知するのと同時に、その機能を生かすサイトオーナーの成功を彼らと共に分かち合うことであった。続きを読む

Designspiration from the field of play

As a marketing designer at WooCommerce, most of the work that I create lives exclusively on screens. You might logically assume, then, that a large amount of my design inspiration…

Filling in the Cracks: The Road to Better Brand Perception

I was born and raised within a rural town in New England. A place where public transit is virtually nonexistent and the primary mode of transportation is via automobiles. Traveling…