Welcome to the Decanter Style Guide and Pattern Library
Decanter is a web design and development system for Stanford University. It includes a responsive layout system and a browsable collection of design patterns that can be used in any Stanford project
Learn about how to use Decanter components with our onboarding guides, tailored to designers or developers.
Who should use Decanter?
Decanter is an open source design system and frontend framework, intended for use by Stanford University teams and vendors creating websites and other digital products.See if Decanter is right for you
Explore our design styles + components
From typography and color, to buttons, rows of cards, and the brand bar, Decanter builds foundational design elements into thoughfully crafted components allowing your content to be displayed exactly the way you want.
Explore brand + design elements
Decanter Design System
Familiarize yourself with our foundational styles, components, and naming conventions using the Decanter Design System in Figma.Learn about the Decanter Design System
From coding standards to best practices, build tools, documentation, and browser compatibility. Get what you need to use and contribute to Decanter.Review developer documention
Contribute to Decanter
The Decanter team welcomes contributions from the community. Learn how to become a pilot contributor.Help build Decanter
Feedback + Support
There are various ways to connect with the Decanter community. Find out how to get support, submit bug report and request features.Connect with the Decanter community
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