You might remember Gawker as an aughts-era blog with all the visual hallmarks of that moment’s web design trends: bright logo, white background, infinite scroll. If you were to visit Gawker today, you might not recognize it at all. Relaunched in 2021 by BDG, the digital conglomerate that started in
“Excited to (finally) release dark mode in @figma .
Behind the scenes, making this happen required some significant changes to our color system. For more about how it works, @pwnies and I are giving a talk about the new system at Config!
Listboxes and dropdowns are compact UI controls that allow users to select options. Listboxes expose options right away and support multi-selection while dropdowns require a click to see options and support only single-selection.
“I just rebuilt Apple Music on iOS using React and Framer Motion.
This app is a treasure trove of tiny, beautiful details and I wanted to break down everything I noticed along the way.
Let's get started!”
Of all the things that the W3C has published, my favorite is the priority of constituencies. That’s quite a statement given the W3C published the standards that form the foundation of the web and, by extension, my career. But the priority of constituencies has always deeply resonated with me. What happens if we apply it to design systems?