Design meeting notes for February 12th 2020

These are the weekly notes for the design meeting that happens on Wednesday’s. You can read the full transcript on our Slack channel and find the meeting’s agenda here. You can join the Slack channel by following the instructions in our handbook.


@mapk started off by sharing an update on Gutenberg. Gutenberg 7.5 released! Some notable features:

  • Social links block
  • Feature images in the Latest Posts block
  • Inline text color options

@mapk also shared a post by Riad on February priorities for Gutenberg.

@nrqsnchz shared design iterations the team has been doing on the block library with a Block Patterns focus. This UI will significantly change the Block Library interface. Feedback is welcome!


@estelaris shared an update on work for HelpHub pages. The team needs to find a way to organize the articles with the goal of creating better search. Check out the full Slack conversation if you’d like to help.

Open floor

Valentine Bora shared a few items in Meta/Forums that need design approval. Checkout the full Slack conversation for context and helping out.