Here’s a very practical post where the author outlines what they learned they need to account for to handle retina devices. Simple, practical, and to the point. Are theme designers out there accounted for high resolution screens yet?
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Dave Rupert, of Shop Talk Show and Paravel fame, shares his ideas on creating deliverables for responsive design. I think it could be rephrased to just creating deliverables. He advocates breaking the website functionality into modules, independent from page structure. This can make projects easier to quantify, estimate, and price than page-based deliverables. I love…
Is “Mobile First” really “Desktop Worst”? Oliver Brooks (Creative Director at Metalab) explains his dislike for the unnecessary use of mobile menus in desktop browser views: Mobile First should not be taken as an opportunity to over-simplify and, by the same token, Desktop First should not be taken as an opportunity to pile on complexity….
Joshua Wold explains from a design perspective how WooCommerce widgets are being converted into Gutenberg blocks. A lot more work goes into this than you might think!
The Designer Experience (DesignEx) team at Automattic is focused on hiring designers, onboarding new designers, and fostering the growth and development of the design team. Monika Burman wrote a great piece about their culture and community-building programs, which aren’t often featured. 👩🎨