Growing up, I’ve always been very creative and drew a lot, perhaps influenced by my dad who has exceptional drawing skills, but I never thought I’d become a designer. In the early 2000s, I had an idea. I wanted a place where I could share my illustrations online. I wasn’t sure what to call it, … Continue reading How WordPress Changed My Life
Una de las muchas cosas que hacen que trabajar en Automattic sea genial es que no tenemos un set de herramientas establecido para hacer nuestro trabajo. Cada equipo tiene libertad casi total para escoger qué herramientas prefiere utilizar, y eso nos permite trabajar con comodidad, eficiencia y mantenernos siempre a la última. Como diseñador de … Continue reading Algunos plugins de Sketch útiles
For a long time, this was the reason I used to give people when I would explain why I bought Apple products, which inevitably were more expensive than a similar product offered by a competitor. However, of late, it seems Apple is straying from this ethos - and it made me think of why this … Continue reading It just works…
Last month 350+ WooCommerce developers, designers, freelancers and agencies from all around the world gathered in Seattle, WA for the 3rd annual WooCommerce Developers Conference: WooConf. The schedule was packed with 2 days of talks from industry experts on design, development, user experience, scaling WooCommerce, and SEO, to name a few. This week Patrick Rauland posted about 3 things we … Continue reading Capturing Customer Insights at Events
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 Sketch 3. Back then my Photoshop files were hundreds of megabytes and I had to manually create and export assets … Continue reading Going Abstract
Earlier this year I designed and developed a new free theme for WordPress called TextBook. It is intended to be used by people and organizations who have a focus on education. After launching a new theme on WordPress.com, we typically follow it up by submitting it to WordPress.org so it can also be used in … Continue reading Don’t Forget to Eat Your Accessibilitables!
WooCommerce is the most popular way to run a store on WordPress. Because of the nature of WordPress, we don't have a way to see how people are using WooCommerce like we could if we were hosting the software, but that's the beauty of open source. We've found the best way to learn more about … Continue reading Twenty minutes with your customers