I recently attended my sixth Grand Meetup, the yearly tradition at Automattic where the entire company gathers together for a week. This year’s GM is a blur, as usual. I taught a class on user interface design (my first time!), played in the Automatic band, had lots of one-on-one meetings, spent a full day with […]
Rian Van Der Merwe has an excellent write up on designing comment threads, comparing Reddit, Facebook, NY Times, and more. I really dig the explanatory graphic he made to show the different approaches: We’ve been working on the comment design for WordPress.com’s Reader, and this post falls in line with our thinking. Here’s some of the early […]
“WordPress.com is built upon copy pasta, all you have to do is change the sauce.” — Overheard in an Automattic Chat Room
Here’s a picture from my first Automattic Grand Meetup in Budapest. Hard to believe it was over 4 years ago. I’m looking forward to my 5th Grand Meetup this October in Utah.
Its 10:01 AM on a Wednesday morning. I’m creating some blueprints to outline the spacing and layout for the WordPress iOS app.
Its 10:02 AM on a Wednesday. I’m designing and building a prototype for the WordPress iOS app. The screenshot shows the project in Marvel. I’ve tried a few other prototyping tools, including Invision, but Marvel seems to be the smoothest and locks into my existing workflow in Sketch.
Yup, that’s Automattic‘s Creative Director, Dave Martin.
Its 11:26 PM on a Monday. I’m designing and building a prototype for the WordPress Android app. This is my first time prototyping an Android; I expect to learn a lot. Here’s the iOS prototype I started last week: