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Last weekend at WCUS the design team ran a workshop based session. The focus was around blocks. @joshuawold was co-lead with myself leading and @melchoyce, @kjellr, @lessbloat also took groups to work with.
Interactive session: ‘Keep, set on Fire and Add’. Pick up to 3 things for each section within WordPress.
Information about what the design team does shared in Slack.
“Thinking in blocks”: pick up to 3 existing sites and break into blocks. Add to InVision.
“BlockBlockBlock is the abstract term used to describe units of markup that, composed together, form the content or layout of a webpage using the WordPress editor. The idea combines concepts of what in the past may have achieved with shortcodes, custom HTML, and embed discovery into a single consistent API and user experience. focus”: pick a block to begin designing from ones identified before.
Choose your own adventure: after lunch we had a few options that people could do. Votes ended up falling on 2 options:
Triage: run in Slack for an hour to show how it happens, thank you to those that joined remote.
Continue designing blocks and thinking about them.
During the day everyone’s work was put into various InVision boards and Figma: