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Reproducing a Discover feature in Gutenberg

Gutenberg is rapidly getting better and better. I’ve been digging into its relationship to themes, and have been experimenting with its role in content as well. In that vein, I…

The little copy machine test: reproducing a structured article with Gutenberg 2.3

Gutenberg, the new WordPress editing experience is coming soon. While a lot of work is happening from every perspective — design, development, testing, plugins, etc — it’s always worth to…

Recreating “Here at the End of All Things” in Gutenberg

It’s that time again — another Empathy Challenge at Automattic! This edition’s challenge is to replicate a post to the best of our abilities in Gutenberg, the new editor coming…

Why I’m so excited about the Gutenberg Editor for WordPress

The other day a friend of mine at Automattic shared the following. So I bought this theme for my personal website and I wanted to make it look nice before…

Lessons Learned Teaching Usability Testing with Gutenberg

As you might have read in previous flow posts, last week ended Automattic’s 8th annual Grand Meetup, where 600+ of us made our way up to Whistler, Canada for a…

Receiving the Baton

Not every project you join at the start. I recently was passed the baton to become the new design lead of the WordPress editor focus. The current lead, Joen Asmussen…

Passing the Baton

On or around the 21st of August, my family and I will welcome a baby boy, officially making me the luckiest man in the world. That also means I’ll be…

Back to Childhood: Blocks are the Future

Check out my previous post about the future of site building & customization in WordPress. Last month, my colleague Joen wrote a great post about blocks and the Editor Focus…

Blueprint of a Block

For the past 6 months or so, I’ve dreamt of blocks. Jan 1st I started work on designing the WordPress core editor focus for 2017. That is, with the ultimate…

Building a Site That’s Right for You

Hello everyone!  I’m Mel Choyce, a product designer on the Apollo team here at Automattic. Apollo is comprised of the Automatticians who contribute full-time to the open source side of…