The GDS design team is not equitable enough. This means some people face more barriers than others in the workplace because of their characteristics or the groups they are a part of. We want to do better. In this blog post, we are sharing what we are doing to increase equity in the team.
The GOV.UK Design System contains styles, components and patterns to help teams design and build services. In this post we look at how we're helping people from across government contribute to it.
We're holding the first International Design in Government Conference in London later this month. Here's what we're planning and how you can follow events.
We're looking for someone to help us make our cross-government design training even bigger and better.
We're holding a Service Design in Government show and tell on 22 June which is open to everyone. Find out why we're doing it and what we'll be talking about.
Last month, Ed Horsford and I gave a talk at Weston Park Primary School in north London on how we design government services to work for people with access needs. Both of us are design leads at the Government Digital …
Last year Ed Horsford made a copy of the entire Service Manual for some user research. In this blog post he looks at to use the Wget command line utility to create copies of large amounts of content.
Design patterns are reusable solutions for common problems. In government at the moment there are a number of interaction and content design patterns that are used by service teams across departments. For example, there are patterns for how addresses should …
AT GDS we run design training for people across government. Here's how we've been using the principle of active learning to make this design training better.
The Design System team at GDS have updated how typography and spacing is defined in GOV.UK Frontend, the new frontend codebase which will replace Frontend toolkit and GOV.UK Elements. Here’s exactly what they did.
We've built an International Design in Government Community with more than 400 members from 37 countries. Now we're planning a conference to bring the community together and showcase the work of its members.