Design meeting notes 11 Nov. 2020

These are the weekly notes for the design meeting that happens on Wednesdays. You can read the full transcript on our Slack channel and find the meeting’s agenda here. You can join the SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at channel by following the instructions in our handbook.


We have an open call for note-takers and triage facilitators. These both are great ways to get involved for new contributors but everyone is welcome to help out. Let us know if you are interested in the comments.


@paaljoachim is working on a new way to present patterns in the inserter in a bigger, better way, inspired by this article. There will soon be a Figma prototype to give feedback on.

@michael-arestad is working on the blockBlock Block 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. directory, and has some proposals he’d like feedback on:

@chaion07 and @estelaris will soon work on a post about Asian and Pacific timezones’ Office Hours.


@joen would like feedback on this proposal for using system fonts in WordPress. People in chat were very positive about the idea.