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- Building (And Re-Building) the Airbnb Design System
Building (And Re-Building) the Airbnb Design System
Maja Wichrowska, Tae Kim at React Conf 2019
When building a design system, many implicit choices are made in a component’s architecture that can end up crushing the dreams of a productivity-boosting frontend utility and turning a shared component library into a vessel for friction, factions, and forking. Join us as we take you through the journey of Airbnb’s experience creating an effective, widely-adopted design system and the decisions and trade-offs that were made to get there.