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Workday Canvas Design System

Canvas is an open source design system that consists of reusable UI elements, resources, and guidelines that enable teams to create scalable, unified experiences.

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Our Design System


Learn more about the smallest pieces of our design system that serve as the foundation of our system.

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View and download all the Workday icons, illustrations, and brand assets you’ll need to create awesome things.

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See examples and read usage guidelines for Buttons, Containers, Inputs, and more.

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View the Workday Canvas Kit on GitHub

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Our Guidelines

Our design principles of Simple, Fast, and Clever shape the way we work every day. They help us make tough design decisions and distill many iterations into the best solution. Read our guidelines to understand the foundation.

Content Style Guidelines

From grammar, style to punctuation and beyond, our Content Style Guide helps you along the way.

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Accessible design provides better user experiences for everyone.

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Create innovative ways to improve global functionality and create inclusive experiences.

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