Design Share #58 (Jun 3-Jun 14)

This is a bi-weekly update of work the design group contributed to. Work happens in overview issues, and in needs design, or needs design feedback issues.

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Fix site editor frame artifacting

Status: Completed

A white background layer in the site editor frame would cause sub-pixel scaling artifacts when you used a dark theme:

A PR fixed that up:

A light Playground site update

Status: Completed

Saul has been working on a light update to the Playground landing page update to better represent the potential of the product. Issue.

Color & Fill?

Status: Needs feedback

As work on background-image tools is rapidly progressing (with new features landing in 6.6), questions are starting to emerge around how these tools can upgrade existing tools present in the Cover 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., and moreover look to the future where stacked backgrounds should happen. One question that needs answering is whether the feature is a panel and a tool (present case) or a tool part of another panel. One idea: rename the Color Panel to Color & Fill:

Feel free to share your thoughts.

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