New release: Vanilla framework 2.0

Over the past year, we’ve been working hard to bring you the next release of Vanilla framework: version 2.0, our most stable release to date. Since our last significant release, v1.8.0 back in July last year, we’ve been working hard to bring you new features, improve the framework and make it the most stable version […]

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Our new team practices site, and the democratic repository behind it

A month ago, we published our web and design team practices website, from the repository that we’ve been building up for nearly two years now. I’ll try to explain why I am so proud of it. Why practices? A strong team needs agreed standards and principles, to help anchor discussions and illuminate common goals. When […]

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Leading the Vanilla design system

After a busy year of working on our Vanilla CSS framework, I wanted to reflect upon what I have learned, and share my thoughts on leading the design for a growing design system. How it all began Whilst working as a visual designer across our suite of Cloud and Web products, I became aware of […]

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Snapcraft at Europython 2018

In July, several members of our advocacy and design teams went to Europython 2018 in Edinburgh. It was a really well-organised event, mixing great speakers from a vibrant community at a great location. The main reason for us to get closer to the Python developer community was to promote Snapcraft as the best way to […]

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Design and Web team summary – 13 August 2018

Welcome to the latest work and updates from the design and web team. The team manages all web projects across Canonical. From www.ubuntu.com to the Juju GUI we help to bring beauty and consistency to all the web projects. Web The web team were asked to take over the development of mir-server.io. This has begun […]

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