Takashi Irie

Product Designer / 5 Years at Automattic / Image Editor: Sketch / Code Editor: Sublime Text / United Kingdom

As we’ve seen, open source is undeniably a key factor in WordPress’s success. I think it’s essential to how we as Automatticians want to live in the world—sharing and collaborating to create better designs to make the world a better place.

🌎 Needs

More empathy and a better balance between design, UX, and accessibility.

🌏 Wants

Modesty, humility, and an attitude to try to understand about others.

👏 Talk

📱 Products

Technics SL-1200MK2 / I’ve owned this for more than a half of my life. Its design made mixing music easier for the masses. It’s hard to overstate how much this has changed music and the world in which we live.

iPhone / This is another product that has changed the world. It gives us access to so much more information, regardless of our location or skill level. My 3-year-old knows how to use its basic features because it’s just that intuitive. Doesn’t that tell you something?

❔ Whois

I’m a father, husband, designer, developer, and house music lover living in the UK. My background is in music and my first design work was a flyer for my underground gig. After I moved on to the web, I became a theme designer and developer, and have been for quite some time. Some of my recent contributions to WordPress were the default themes, Twenty Fifteen and Twenty Sixteen.

Twitter / Issue #2 Cover

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