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Inclusive design: Whose Opportunity Is It?

Maybe you already know the answer to that question, but let me tell you a bit about the journey I’ve taken so I can answer it myself. I’m a twin. Born two-months premature with a […]

2019

The end of 2018 saw our very first “all-distributed” holiday party to help us close out an exciting year working together across all-timezones and working all-remote.

2018 Automattic Design Award Winners Announced

The idea for the Automattic Design Awards was borne out of a desire to honor and grow the fantastic design community within the WordPress ecosystem. We wanted to show how design is thriving in the […]

Three Design Principles at Automattic Design

We like to iterate at Automattic, and we had the perfect opportunity to do so IRL at our latest all-company gathering, a.k.a. Grand Meetup. So as we enter into 2019, this is the latest version […]

On Small Business Saturday

It took eight years for Amex to achieve what it’s done with “Small Business Saturday” and it’s totally inspiring. Their customizable kit is quite nice and produces a slew of marketing materials including sample email […]

Call For Automattic Design Award 2018 Entries

Due November 16, 2018 | 23:00UTC What is the Automattic Design Award? It’s the start of putting a spotlight on some of the best designed ideas out there in the WordPress ecosystem on the eve […]

Just What I Needed

Intuition is a weird thing. Its stuff you know, but don’t know you know. Ya know? I often rely on intuition in my work here as a designer. Past experience plays a lot into this […]

Talking and Listening

During my 10 years working for a design studio in Tokyo, I once worked on a project for a brand of Japanese green tea with a tradition and history spanning over a century. In contemporary […]

Localization beyond translation

In my previous life, I worked on bridging gaps between international versions of software products—my team and I conducted user interviews and usability studies in both the US and Japan, focusing on our end users, […]