The Automattic Design Award should recognize new work that brings new confidence to small business owners via the Open Web. —Eriko Kawakami From a post originally published on Automattic Design I once worked on a project for rebranding a small Japanese baby stroller brand. Considering how difficult and cumbersome it still is to travel with […]
When we design using our own abilities and resources as a baseline we can end up creating things that work for people with similar circumstances, but excluding everyone else. —Kat Holmes
The following is an excerpt of juror Rahul Bansal’s early proposal for how the Automattic Design Award should be judged. The Automattic Design Award should recognize design that needs no manuals. —Rahul Bansal These days, I am researching a lot about “designing for the illiterate.” So I am deeply curious about what I call “trainable” […]
The Automattic Design Award should not just recognize agencies but should also individuals who are managing through extraordinary conditions.
Very often, all too often, a website is the result of an aesthetically-pleasing design and a great, over-stretched developer who’s going back to the client and the design schematics — while trying very hard to make sense of it.