Nathan Curtis

Founder and Principal
Eightshapes since 2006

Nathan co-founded EightShapes with Dan Brown in 2006. He's passionate about information architecture, UX, front-end dev, and leads design systems consulting at EightShapes. He wrote Modular Web Design in 2009, blogs frequently on today, and speaks regularly at events worldwide.

Nathan has worked with design systems teams at Morningstar, Google, REI, Atlassian, Target, Fidelity, Marriott, Cisco, Capital One, Yahoo, Sprint, Sun Microsystems, NetApp, USAC, Key Bank, Liberty Mutual, IDEXX, Discovery Education, Carmax, Citi, Hudl, Automattic, Wells Fargo, and Wikia.

Modular Web Design:
The Book

Published in 2009, it's a handbook for decomposing design into reusable components and forming a practice to manage it as a library. Written to support design tools of the age, the modular concepts within still apply to teams designing, coding, documenting, and using design systems today.

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