Design systems, Code-side

Backlight empowers front-end teams to build and ship great design systems. A unique, all-in-one design system solution. For developers, loved by designers.

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Great design systems, a fraction of the effort

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Design systems boost productivity, quality and scalability of a product. But they're often costly and time-consuming to build. With Backlight, get your design system in days, not months.

Share and contribute; unleash your team's full potential

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Backlight embraces collaboration across all disciplines. Forget tickets and manual updates. A visually-organized component library, instant sharing and live documentation mean anyone can contribute to your design system.

Faster validation with visual pull-request reviews

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Backlight renders pull-requests visually for effortless checks and reviews. Get a clear before-and-after of your changes, without waiting for the build or deploy task.

Automatically generate designs from code

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While Backlight is a code-centric tool, designers love using it too! Thanks to our Figma plugin, designers can automatically generate complete UI kits from code in just minutes. No need to maintain Figma libraries manually when the code changes.

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Don't take our word for it...

Check out what our users think.

The next generation of tooling to help teams build, ship, and evolve design systems.

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Kaelig Deloumeau-Prigent

Co-Chair of the Design Tokens W3C Community Group

I have been following what those guys are doing since the early days, and the promise of Backlight completely sells me. [...] Thanks to Backlight for easing our product team collaboration at Qovery. Backlight is a must-have for all product-driven companies and teams. I recommend.

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Romaric Philogène

CEO, Co-Founder and Product Developer for Qovery

We’ve had the privilege to deep dive into <div>Riots’ Backlight in private beta for the past 6 months. Not only does the platform save our teams a crucial time in terms of Design System development, but this best-in-class solution enables designers and developers to smoothly collaborate.

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Olivier Grandhomme

CTO at Saqara

Woow. As a seasoned front-end engineer I really liked it. Design System is essential and had to be put from the start. Later on the development it is really hard to adopt one. I will keep looking after Backlight. Good job team!

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Mustafa Ilker Sarac

Engineer at Thundra

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