We first launched our in-browser prototyping platform, Huron, eight months ago and it’s become instrumental in streamlining our design and development process. We’re proud to announce our latest version (2.1.1) is now available on npm as an open-source tool.
A couple weeks ago I attended Clarity Conference in San Francisco—a conference focusing on design systems and style guides. Design systems are useful for any company with multiple people working on a single project, but at an agency like Alley a design system proves particularly useful and effective.
At Alley, we frequently design sites that require any given component to appear in a variety of contexts. A visual style guide allows us to view the site not as a series of pages, but grouping of reusable components. Ultimately, this simplifies and standardizes the way our designs communicate. In addition, it jumpstarts future components