Category: Automattic Design

Teaching robots to steal my job

Have you heard about the robot revolution? According to the internet, it’s coming, and it’s coming for your job. As “creative” types, we often feel that we’re sheltered from automation. Sure, a robot can beat […]

Don't forget the emails

Have you ever signed up for a new site or product, forgotten about it, only to remember later when you check your inbox and see the welcome email? What if that email looked nothing like […]

Designing icons for Gridicons

Gridicons is our open source icon set for No one works on it full-time, but it’s a passion project for a handful of designers at Automattic. Icon design is a nice break from regular […]

La personalización como feedback

Would you like to read this post in English? Google Translate does a pretty good job translating it! Automattic es conocida por sus productos más visibles:, Jetpack, WooCommerce, Simplenote… Herramientas utilizadas por millones de usuarios, […]

WordCamp Europe 2017 Postcard Design

This year’s WordCamp Europe was held in Paris last June 15-17. A few weeks prior to the event, my co-worker, Tammie, messaged me on Slack asking if I were interested in creating a postcard illustration […]

Lessons Learned: Analyzing Data at Scale

I’ve learned a lot in my first 2-3 months as a product designer at Automattic, but one of the biggest things I’ve learned is how to better analyze data and other forms of feedback in […]

Using Stock Photography to Elevate Small Campaigns

I had a recent conversation with our Head of Design John Maeda about how entrepreneurs get things done. They don’t decide to make an omelette, open the fridge to find there are no eggs and […]

Designing for Speed: WordPress + AMP

Speed is extremely important on the web these days, largely because mobile devices are becoming (and in some cases already are) the primary entry point for websites. This will increase in the future. With that […]

Uncovering pillars

A brand can be a difficult thing to define. The concept started out as a single mark or name used to distinguish cattle, then it became a visual method to distinguish a shelf product from […]