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Space, Grids, and Layouts

Elliot Dahl

Design + Development

Exploring collaborations in code
Aoni Wang, Hass Lunsford

Building ChimeKit with Atomic Design and a collaborative process

Like any good product or experience, design systems continue to evolve over time. ChimeKit takes care of the mundane parts of building a design system so that designers & developers can spend more time building high-quality experiences

Ryan Seddon

React containers, some assembly required

Introducing react-containers: a new open source library to help elevate no-UI containers, with a focus on accessibility, brought to you by the Zendesk Design Systems team.

John Choura

Stack mirroring: Designing for code and coding for design

What modern design systems can learn by taking direction from how programming already functions.

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Small Teams

Scrappy systems that work

How a small team built figma.com’s design system

When you don't have a big team a design system can help you do more with less. Here is how we did it at Figma.

Toni Gemayel

Ship side projects faster with micro design systems

Coming soon

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Lessons and learnings on process and management
Justin Panté, Lynn Chyi

The case for an open design system

The Workday design systems team is on a journey to make Canvas an open design system. Take a look at what they have learned so far.

Mele Hamasaki, Jesse Spencer

Productizing your design system

In the second of a three-part series, the Workday Design Systems team explores how and why to productize a design system.

Robin Rendle

Starting a newsletter is the best thing you can do for your design system

If there is only one bit of advice that I would apply to every company and every design systems team no matter what it’s this: you need to start writing and publishing an internal newsletter about design systems.

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Getting Started

Perspectives from the pros
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