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A complete guide to iconography

Bonnie Kate Wolf
Bonnie Kate Wolf

Design + Development

Exploring collaborations in code
Mike Fix

White-labeling: Putting the design system in users' hands

Using 'styled-components` and `styled-system` to support customization within a 3rd party application while also preventing unwanted changes.

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
Figma

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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Operations

Lessons and learnings on process and management
Nikolas Klein

The spectrum of maturity for design systems

When all you see are well-defined and well-documented examples in the wild, it can be intimidating. But design systems exist on a spectrum of maturity. This framework will help orient you along that spectrum.

Team Spirit, Instrument

Why we build design systems: an agency's perspective

Instrument is a digital brand and experience innovation company. Learn how they deliver design systems to ensure their clients get the ingredients and the recipe, rather than a single prepared meal.

Alissa Briggs, Michael Woloszuk, Peter Zogas

Building a design system one brick at a time

At PlanGrid, the key to creating a successful design system was to move in small steps that demonstrated value and motivated institutional change.

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Getting Started

Perspectives from the pros
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