The Thing Is Design Systems. The Time Is Now.

A session at Clarity

Thursday 31st March, 2016

9:30am to 10:00am (PST)

Modularity has been around for a long time now; concepts like object-oriented programming predate the Web by a long shot. So why the sudden interest in pattern libraries and design systems on the Web? We’re tasked with creating experiences that look and function beautifully across a dizzying array of devices, browsers, screen sizes, network connections, locales, and environments. That’s a tall order in and of itself, but once you factor in team members, clients, stakeholders, and organizational quirks, things start looking downright intimidating. Style guides and design systems provide solid ground for us to stand on as we tackle this increasingly-diverse Web landscape. This session will discuss considerations and best practices for creating and maintaining effective interface design systems.

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Brad Frost

Web Designer

Brad Frost is a web designer, speaker, writer, and consultant located in beautiful Pittsburgh, PA. He's passionate about creating Web experiences that look and function beautifully on a never-ending stream of connected devices, and is constantly tweeting, writing and speaking about it. He's the author of Atomic Design, and has also helped create several tools and resources for web designers, including This is Responsive, Pattern Lab, Styleguides.io, WTF Mobile Web, and Mobile Web Best Practices.

4 attendees

  • Brad Frost
  • Colin Johnston
  • Jina Anne
  • Stephanie Schuhmacher

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  • Luther Thie

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United States United States, San Francisco

31st March to 1st April 2016

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Time 9:30am10:00am PST

Date Thu 31st March 2016

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