Recent articles in design systems (page 1 of 1)
Jan 22, 2024
Use Tailwind CSS prefixes for shared design system components
Surprisingly little has been written about how to use Tailwind with design systems or shared components, when both those components and the app consuming them are styled with Tailwind. Tailwind's `prefix` option is specifically designed to allow for this, but it's a somewhat ugly solution that we did our best to avoid at Culture Amp until recently. Here's everything we learned, and why we're ultimately embracing `prefix`.
Jan 14, 2022
Micro Front Ends, Strategy, and Blueberry Muffins
As the director of Culture Amp's large-and-growing front end engineering practice, my biggest challenge in the past year was to communicate a coherent strategy that those 60+ engineers could understand and get behind. The solution was blueberry muffins. 🫐
Feb 22, 2021
Ally Beaton looks back on two years in the Kaizen design system
On her second-last day as Culture Amp's tech lead for the Kaizen design system, Ally Beaton joined me to look back on two years of progress in our React component library.