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Brad Frost @brad_frost Pittsburgh, PA

I am a web designer, speaker, writer, consultant, and musician in beautiful Pittsburgh, PA. Author of Atomic Design.

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Joined Twitter 1/4/08


A little early this year! ✨ My annual portfolio refresh https://t.co/l3AzorrJsh Resize your browser for some surpr… https://t.co/BEE3v6Out4
Retweeted by Brad FrostTetris on the left, Snake on the right. You play both at the same time. With the same controls. You lose in one, yo… https://t.co/0GsCsrNYNn
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11/21
2019
I'd love to disable DMs in Slack. @kylefilegriffin Best of luck to ya, and hope you're able to enjoy plenty of non-work life for a bit.Holy bananas! @lynnandtonic in for the kill with what must be the world's coolest personal site.… https://t.co/EF31AMKbkt
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11/20
2019
@jongold The Byrds. Great band.font-variant-numeric: tabular-nums; can be useful for animating numbers, too. I did a quick test. Compare animation… https://t.co/3HZnqiVlVv
Retweeted by Brad FrostGood read: "a design system governance process" by @brad_frost https://t.co/XTlR8yuOHc #ux
Retweeted by Brad Frost @cameronmoll Absolutely."I love what I do" can be used an excuse to fill up all waking hours with work. I'm extremely grateful to do chal… https://t.co/IUAoCUrbYd
11/19
2019
@LibbyMMaurer Ha! That's what my brother @frostyweather is for. @MinaMarkham Yarp https://t.co/WhZ762xm8K @halvorson EMAIL. GIMME GIMME.I love my mom https://t.co/SWoS2yVYVG
11/16
2019
@zeldman @jack_ezra So glad to hear. Ella decided to sleep in this morning, which is a tremendous gift in itself. B… https://t.co/cdrKm64bWd @snookca Looks awesome!You won’t wanna miss @mbloomstein, @sazzy, @rachelandrew, @jensimmons, @cydharrell, @una, @MinaMarkham,… https://t.co/HCXLK3dbeV
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11/14
2019
@pixelmelter Well that's a funky-lookin' guitar @mulegirl https://t.co/C6ybLD4VkW @imMannino HELL YEAH @mercatante HELL YEAH @justinthrift Believe it or not, I was just listening to that song and that's what prompted me to ask the question :) @humanbean That song is deceptively intricate. @desmarkie We watch that in the office about once a month. So incredibly good.What's your favorite guitar solo? @cydharrell #deathtobullshit
11/13
2019
Wild. https://t.co/SAiSVOC5ij @espressomar "the same task" is writing code. @nathanacurtis @jkarttunen YikesA web developer is like Sisyphus rolling a rock up the hill for eternity. Write code, get errors, and work through… https://t.co/6fOwRRpw0C“Hello?” “Hello. Is that the Dept of Useless Images?” “Yes.” “We have this contact form and we need a useless image… https://t.co/kywN2VkL2qIn case you're also nostalgic, here's an archive of 66,000 Flash banner ads: https://t.co/O9UPuT5DqmI don't know why but I like this promoted tweet. It gives me nostalgia for all the weird Flash banner ads from back… https://t.co/IAV8X2kPZw @sophshepherd https://t.co/Rla5tjf3JxIt appears that 62% of GIFs on the web are... tracking pixels. 😭😭😭(I had thought they were all dog videos.) Addit… https://t.co/twN0DKDPZB
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11/12
2019
@robaxelsen Hey sorry here's the latest: https://t.co/Kn4LvW4KzgThe downsides of design systems. https://t.co/NYxykyBdQb
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11/11
2019
> ... if a design system user can’t get done what they’re trying to get done, the whole system risks obsolescence.… https://t.co/Y1km2PA7E9
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11/9
2019
I'm taking the day off work today for no real good reason. I honestly can't remember the last time I've done this… https://t.co/h0MI4LsAIv
11/8
2019
https://t.co/ztlnkUdXmB @WYEP Do you realize?? - Flaming Lips Do you feel like I do? - Peter Frampton Who do you love? - George Thorogood A… https://t.co/lDyVI2Psp4 @jina @SamKap @hankchizljaw I've never worked with Nunjucks before but it's pretty dang similar to Liquid. All that… https://t.co/elA72n0LJ7 @hankchizljaw @zachleat @philhawksworth @eleven_ty @Netlify And it appears I'm off to the races. Thanks! https://t.co/0LINs6mSWy
11/7
2019
@zachleat @philhawksworth @eleven_ty @Netlify I think compiling templates and writing Sass would be great. @texburgher CONGRATS! @zachleat @philhawksworth Am I remembering right that there is some @eleven_ty / @Netlify starter package thing tha… https://t.co/D6fzr9n25TBrad Frost (@brad_frost) shares his thoughts on frontend design, React, and a bridge over the great divide. https://t.co/YJFVkufIwu
Retweeted by Brad FrostPreordering @yeseniaa's new design systems book is definitely the easiest decision I'll make today. You should ge… https://t.co/bg3qixp7TtToday is an exciting day because pre-orders for my book — Expressive Design Systems — are now open! Check it out… https://t.co/bBa9L9hOBI
Retweeted by Brad FrostExtremely happy to tell that we’ve finally made Duet Design System’s docs public. Features I’m personally proud abo… https://t.co/hw7qrHvegn
Retweeted by Brad FrostWhen I'm bored I go around putting these stickers on paper towel dispensers https://t.co/WUwHDPm1nS
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11/6
2019
A wrote a blog post yesterday detailing what a design system governance process can look like: https://t.co/8tsObPvpJX @sarah_edo https://t.co/m0iKqPJZYcDid another CSS-only art. Flemish/baroque inspired. Two weekends. Made for Chrome. https://t.co/d4Z9kkvu1R
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11/5
2019
I also recorded a video where I walk through that big ol' flow chart: https://t.co/FozrrpQKje
Retweeted by Brad Frost✎ A Design System Governance Process https://t.co/RKHSvYiy1e In this post, I detail the work involved in going fro… https://t.co/pPZoU4v5Tc
Retweeted by Brad Frost @mds #gitpigwhip @MinaMarkham Yeah it's super unfortunate but also understandable. People are under pressure to deliver a lot in a l… https://t.co/5xnCPIbyGn @MinaMarkham https://t.co/KtMzZn6VlBI've had many a battle with design teams over underline/float-label only form fields. "But Google does it!" is the… https://t.co/iM4V4jldJtSelectable data table rows w/ a11y focus. How do you handle them? I see a number of possibilities: - A <button> i… https://t.co/0pdHS2izWOIt feels really great to write on my blog again. Really hoping to not let this much time lapse between posts again. @yaili Ah, the ol' Medium switcheroo! Thanks a million @K0nserv Yep @K0nserv Whoever needs to sign off on it. But since we're talking about a need arising from a product team, the pro… https://t.co/9wv5Oz3D2TI want to give a massive shout out to the brilliant @yaili for first detailing Canonical's governance process for… https://t.co/YdASxO2jAvI also recorded a video where I walk through that big ol' flow chart: https://t.co/FozrrpQKjeHere's a big ol' flow chart that goes from beginning to end of a design system governance process: https://t.co/56JrTJKKwn✎ A Design System Governance Process https://t.co/RKHSvYiy1e In this post, I detail the work involved in going fro… https://t.co/pPZoU4v5Tc
11/4
2019
@robberrones I'm afraid not https://t.co/Kn4LvW4Kzg
11/3
2019
@halvorson That's dandy.
11/1
2019
Ziggy decided my meeting was running too long and puked all over the floor. https://t.co/eTPLzNDB1r @markboulton Mike. Mike the dog. As in, "Ah Mike just shit on the carpet!" @foobartel Takes me back to the good ol' days when @philhawksworth would write blog posts about this:… https://t.co/OXjX6a77bO @foobartel Wowsers.
10/29
2019
Just absolutely swimming in client work and I think this is the longest I've gone without blogging in a long time.… https://t.co/KQpqKLGUH7A guide to code example placeholders: instead of foo, bar, baz consider using HONK HONK HONK
Retweeted by Brad FrostHoly shit! https://t.co/9X0dAvoUVT @danehorvath @AltHistories Holy shit!
10/28
2019
@chantastic https://t.co/74fKaWB5FG“Let’s get developers in the design process.” - @danmall Get more insights from Dan in his episode of the… https://t.co/HyExxnCt3j
Retweeted by Brad Frost @StuRobson @hankchizljaw That's where you're wrong, Stu.Started with a repeating bookshelf pattern and kept going with a little animation. #divtober 26: 🔦 Dark… https://t.co/jIJevKJBD4
Retweeted by Brad FrostThe most realistic and reasonable email unsubscribe options I have ever seen https://t.co/CHpkF5RCY8
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10/27
2019
@simplebits There are a number of good books that touch on this: - The Information: A Theory, A History, A Flood… https://t.co/0XFjceqxZN
10/26
2019
Friday status: Zoom call with a snoring bulldog as background music https://t.co/FbkdsimqRaMe, writing an email: I'm using an exclamation point so you know I'm friendly and excited! But now I'm using a per… https://t.co/6enqIRtjps
Retweeted by Brad Frost @acordova @stefsull SHIT SORRY @simonw Yeah welcome to the future I guess ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ @tommygeorge But it sounds like you're managing those dependencies one way or another. Would you still do it if you… https://t.co/tdx9c89jC5 @acordova That's super helpful. So you're using it and not loving it. (That matches my experience with a client right now)Curious: has worked with projects that hard-code dependency version numbers before? Good idea? Bad idea? Rationale? https://t.co/WVsyA1q1qbThe aesthetic layer is the most malleable layer of the stack. It's possible to create wildly different themes and a… https://t.co/BZ6zuHdxC3Design systems don't (have to) kill creativity. They can be as wide open or as locked down as your organization nee… https://t.co/X95fawG4yW @hemeon Great question! Check out our webinar with @brad_frost and @sophshepherd about creativity, design systems,… https://t.co/YUKKCx8pnR
Retweeted by Brad Frost @davatron5000 Oooo good poll Dave.
10/25
2019
"I'm a web designer." they picture: something like photo my actual job: [works for a month to polish a small feat… https://t.co/jVhi3kgq2q
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10/24
2019
@foobartel Backup my Keynote presentations, files, business docs, some media, and even some old repositories and site backups @DannPetty @danmall Want your primary nav to be bubble-blowing oysters sitting on an ocean bed that open up on hove… https://t.co/XV7QeefR4P
10/23
2019

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