Buzzfeed's Design Guidelines

Behind the scenes of BuzzFeed's design system & CSS style gudie called Solid.



A unified process provides a precise vocabulary and set of expectations to help all involved understand what’s happening and course correct early as a project unfolds — not waiting until there are polished visuals before questioning something more fundamental to the product.

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Further Readings

Find out more on the design system and get to know it better.

Building Solid

by Allison Krausman

When we started the project, we were pretty stoked about the idea. We were finally going to have a style guide! CSS would finally be simpler to work with! Read more

Introducing BuzzFeed’s De..

by Tom Harman

Our goal was not to enforce a new way of working, but to observe and codify what’s currently effective and create just enough structure to aid communica.. Read more

Why We Made Solid Public

by Cap Watkins

Since launching Solid a couple days ago, we’ve gotten a lot of great questions and feedback from folks on the Internets. One question in particular has come.. Read more