Everything you need to work with Carbon, including Sketch libraries and templates, color palettes, GitHub repos, and design tools.
- Data visualization
- Gatsby theme
- GitHub repos
- Native mobile
- Prototyping tools
This page includes Sketch kits, tools, templates, and various extensions that have been created to help you get up and running.
The Data visualization Sketch file includes basic and complex chart assets, along with usage guidance, theming guidance, palettes, and sample layouts. You’ll find even more guidance and assets in this file than on the site.
Carbon uses the open-source typeface IBM Plex – carefully designed to meet IBM’s needs as a global technology company and reflect IBM’s spirit, beliefs, and design principles.
The Gatsby Sketch kit has all the components, patterns, and sample layouts that have been developed by teams within the IBM ecosystem. The Gatsby theme site includes the components, guidelines, and everything you need to create and contribute to Carbon sites.
For anyone interested in contributing to the Carbon Design System website, or making images for their own Pattern Asset Library (PAL), we follow a set of guidelines to ensure consistency across the content in the Gatsby ecosystem. The image production guidelines Sketch kit includes guidance, symbols and templates to help designers with every aspect of image creation and component specs.
These Carbon native mobile Sketch resources include everything you need to get your iOS or Android project underway. Install the grid template, be inspired by the patterns and examples, and get started with either the Light or Dark theme.
The IBM Accessibility kit includes checklists, bite-sized guidance, and handoff assets to make sure your designs are accessible for implementation.
This kit provides designers with a way to visualize concepts and test them out before committing to high-fidelity designs.
A Carbon wireframe kit for Invision Freehand is available for teams to create low fidelity wireframes. This kit is maintained by the Cloud PAL community.
Carbon UI Builder is a visual tool that allows users to assemble product pages and layout modules using Carbon Components in a fraction of the time it usually takes.
Pages can be exported as:
- Images for presentations
- Live demo apps for user testing
- Production-quality code that can be easily incorporated in an existing product’s frontend