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Keep up to date with the latest articles, podcasts, releases and talks from the GitHub Design Systems team.

Octicons v9.3.0

github.com · Nov 20, 2019

Octicons v9.2.0

github.com · Oct 15, 2019

Octicons v9.1.0

github.com · Jun 18, 2019

React Podcast #25: Make Brilliant Messes

reactpodcast.com · Oct 18, 2018

Chantastic talks to Diana and Emily about the story of design at Github, what role React will play in future systems, and what community tools that make their job easier....

Design Systems and React @ Zeit

youtube.com · Aug 12, 2018

Building design systems with React at GitHub

Details on <Details> @ Brooklyn JS

github.com · Jul 19, 2018

Mu-An from our Web Systems team talks about the real details on <details>.

Design Systems at GitHub

medium.com · Jul 6, 2018

A brief history of how the team grew, what we’ve been working on, and what’s next.

Design Details: #246 Cats & Design Systems

spec.fm · May 2, 2018

Diana and Brent dig into the tools and workflows they’ve developed when working on systems, what they’re excited about in design systems, and the technologies that are changing the way...

Design Better: from design silos to design system

www.designbetter.co · Apr 16, 2018

Listen as Eli and Aarron chat with Diana about growing GitHub’s design system, Primer—and hear how a little-known vegetable became part of her personal brand.

Using Figma designs to build the Octicons icon library

blog.github.com · Apr 12, 2018

Recently our friends at Figma announced their new Figma platform, and we’ve been really excited about its potential. We’ve immediately put the platform to use with Octicons, our SVG icon...

Interaction of Color Systems @ CSSConf Australia

youtube.com · Apr 10, 2018

Diana shares her journey on working with color in design systems—one of the most contentious and critical elements of design, and a particularly challenging part of a design system. We’ll...

Shipping system fonts to GitHub.com

markdotto.com · Feb 7, 2018

Instead of showing decades old fonts that don’t take advantage of newer, high DPI screens, or dynamic font rendering, we now try to serve the best font possible based on...