All posts by Megs Fulton

Product Designer @ Automattic

Of Failure, Learning, and Relationships

This past May, the WordPress.com design team set out to undertake the largest research study that the company had ever done. We spoke to 34 small business owners across the United States over the course […]

Stepping Out

Start from curiosity. Welcome and seek out difference. – Automattic Design Principle Whether we intend to have one or not, we all have our bubbles. It’s the place we naturally gravitate to because we know […]

Kicking the Tires of Gutenberg

For this edition of our empathy blogging, designers at Automattic were challenged to recreate a Longreads article using the Gutenberg plugin. According to Netflix I have a thing for British drama and strong female leads […]

The Good Kind of Traffic

There are two kinds of traffic, good traffic and bad traffic. As a California resident I spend a non-trivial amount of time finding ways to avoid bad traffic. Good traffic on the other hand is […]

Going Abstract

These days it feels like we’re living in a golden age of design tools with a new tool or system announced or released every few months. I still remember the dark days of designing before […]

The Design Interview Challenge

If you spend any time reading or discussing design hiring the subject of design challenges will inevitably come up. I’ve experienced design challenges both as an interviewee and an interviewer. As an interviewee, many of […]