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Interface guidelines

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Primer's interface guidelines are a collection of principles, standards, and usage guidelines for designing GitHub interfaces.


Standards, guidelines, and tools to getting started with Primer.


The fundamental parts of the design system that underpin all GitHub interfaces, such as color and typography.

UI patterns

Design guidelines covering common user workflows.


Design and usage guidelines for individual Primer components.

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