Design Systems at GitHub
For years GitHub designers have documented UI patterns and shared common styles, but it wasn’t until 2016 that the design systems team was formed. This post shares a brief history of how the team grew, what we’ve been working on, and what’s next.
Hack Design: Design System Fundamentals
With so many examples of design systems out there, it can be hard to know where to start or know what is right for your company. This lesson introduces you to the fundamentals of building design systems.
The Peacock’s Demo: a design fable
I’m contributing to The Pastry Box Project by writing design fables. The fables I choose to write about are inspired by my own experiences as a designer and working in the tech industry.
How to Empower Designers to Code
For many designers the best way to learn front-end development is on the job. Many companies want to attract designers who code, but may fall short of providing enough support.
Embracing Change in Your Workplace
The biggest challenges you face in a workplace are often not in how to build the product but in how to build a healthy work environment.
Move Fast and Make Something (of your life)
I spent the majority of my first trip to America looking at a computer screen, while sat on a bus that traveled from San Francisco to Austin. It turned out to be a life-changing experience.