Design Systems & Accessibility
Fri Jan 01 2021
A year in review, 2020.
Fri Jan 11 2019
In almost all but small, document-based website cases, I can tell you from experience that the cascade is kind of a terrible idea for today’s teams, organisations, and products, and it’s got nothing to do with “not knowing CSS”.
Fri Mar 04 2016
Style guides in our experience fail most of the time as they become stale reference sites that people copy and paste from but never update. They can be too loose, and allow too much freedom; effectively you skin Bootstrap and everyone thinks they're a designer.
Sat Feb 20 2016
When building a design system there is always a set of global, shared properties that become the basis of everything that gets built. This is part of the atom level of the "Atomic Design" principle – the font sizes, weights, line heights, colours, borders, background, spacing, sizing and z-indexes that are the very core of every single piece of Interface in your UI library.
Mon Feb 01 2016
CSS is hard. Writing good CSS is harder. Writing good CSS with a big team on a large codebase... wow, just wow.