Design Systems Galore 🎨


Hey React Amsterdam community, it's time to get together! We're back with a new edition of our React-focused meetup, and this time we'll discuss scaling design systems for large companies, designing in the browser, and more.

As per usual, we'll give you the hottest React Summit updates, and after the talks, we'll serve beer and pizza for you to enjoy the networking. 😉 Come and join us, and don't forget to bring your best.

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🕐 Event Schedule

18:00 – Doors open: snacks, drinks, networking
19:00 – Introduction
19:10 – 🗣 "What they don't tell you about design systems" by Dmitry Belyaev
19:40 – 🗣 "Designing in the browser, Again" by Siddharth Kshetrapal
20:10 – 🗣 Lightning Talks / Open Stage TBA – submit your talk
20:40 Beers & networking


## What they don't tell you about design systems
by Dmitry Belyaev

For the past couple of years, everyone in the front-end and design communities is talking about design systems. Usually, the main requirement is to build a component library for a modern product and therefore we focus on discussing best implementation practices for React components. However, there are so many challenging topics going way beyond React and tech implementation of the components when a system needs to be scaled for a large company. Let's see together what lies there and what it looks like to support a design system at scale.

About Dmitry (

Dmitry is a senior front-end developer at working on design systems and tooling. He's really passionate about building complex interfaces and libraries while keeping them simple to use for other developers.

## Designing in the browser, Again
by Siddharth Kshetrapal

The convergence of the frontend stack in the last 2-3 years and the popularity of design systems has opened up the opportunity for a better frontend workflow.

Let's talk about where we are right now and what does the future hold.

About Siddharth (

now: developer at @codesandbox,
🕰️ past: design systems @auth0, frontend architect @practo,
🔭 built bundlesize, and @atinyconf


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