Atomic Design: 10 reasons you should be using it

Atomic Design
(Image credit: Jim McCauley)

You've probably heard of Atomic Design if you've been in the front end development community for a while. Atomic Design is a methodology inspired by chemistry. Just as all matter is made out of atoms that combine to form molecules, which in turn make up more complex organisms, Atomic Design  involves breaking a website down into its basic components and then working up from there to create a site. 

There are many benefits to using Atomic Design; read on to discover 10 reasons why it'll make your life easier. 

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Richard Bray is a 20-something designer of web products, event organiser, speaker, open source contributor. Currently making private aviation more accessible @Stratajet. Contact him with CSS related questions, to speak at your event, or just to say 'hi'.