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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
Wart Burggraaf

How to govern a design system that is continuously evolving

Design system governance can and should be inclusive. With the right process, everyone gets a chance to weigh in and test the proposals for their own use cases.

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.

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Getting Started

Perspectives from the pros
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Design Systems Repo

Design systems open to everyone on the Figma Community

Airtable Base SDK
Airtable Base SDK
Salesforce Lightning
Salesforce Lightning
Spotify Backstage
Spotify Backstage
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