All posts by Ashleigh Axios

Design Exponent at Automattic. Creative director, digital strategist, designer, maker, mentor, RISD alumna, AIGA national board member, Design Observer editorial board member, former creative director & digital strategist for the Obama White House.

My Secret Sites

My portfolio site was on WordPress for years. I was really proud of not just the content of the website, but also the site itself. With it’s custom-designed theme, it was exactly what I wanted. […]

Growing Your Blog’s Audience & Increasing Engagement

Whether you blog for fun or to add value to a business, your blog can be one of your greatest assets and one of your most valuable marketing tools. You can use it to build […]

Designing Better Events

The wicked problem in event design is deeper than the usual suspects of branding, way-finding, and the experiences on the website and application. The audience experience is what matters most and who is in that audience is key. Learn some of the ways Ashleigh made a more accessible event with non-traditional design.

Part 2: To be a design-led company

Learn about Automattic’s journey to become a design-led company and the importance of embedding design across the entire business.

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.