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Stacy Kvernmo

Stacy is a user experience designer, front-end developer, speaker, and podcast superfan.

With over 15 years of experience, Stacy takes the lead on interface development, architecting accessible and maintainable HTML, CSS, and Sass. Balancing a love of design and code, she enjoys experimenting with new design processes and tools as well as new web technologies like CSS Grid Layout. Stacy is enthusiastic about teaching and speaking at design and front-end development conferences. She is a co-host of the WordPress Naperville meetup group and is a superfan of far too many podcasts.

Open Source


Automated style guides

Design systems streamline development, communication, and consistency – but often rely on dedicated teams and extended budgets. We wanted a tool that helps create and maintain living style guides & pattern libraries in an agile process, and on a budget. Herman helps you keep your development process simple – and your UX consistent – as you scale over time.


Integrated design-system management in Sass

OddBird’s Accoutrement tools help keep design tokens meaningful to both humans and machines – opening the door for automation, while improving readability. These tools also integrate with Herman, our automated pattern-library generator.

2020 Resources

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    It’s My Job, and Yours

    CSS-Tricks asked a number of web builders the same question…

    What about building websites has you interested this year?

    The role of ethics in our modern web space has been on my mind for the past few years and I suspect it will occupy my thoughts increasingly as I move forward. With each encounter of a questionable feature or setting on a website, I can’t help but think of all of the people involved and the discussions that may (or may not) have taken place.


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    The Great State of Design

    with CSS Grid Layout and Friends


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    Tips and Tools We Love

    We wanted to show some love to a few great tools we use to get us through our work days. Do you have any to add to our list?

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    CSSDay 2016 Recap

    CSSDay was held in sunny Arizona on December 3, 2016. The conference is geared towards front-end developers who want to dive deeper into advanced CSS topics.

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    Designing Using Data

    Ongoing education in our industry is a must. Attending conferences is a great way to learn and network with other industry professionals. Unfortunately, not everyone is able to attend conferences, but have no fear! Many of the best conferences post videos online, giving our community an easy way to learn…

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    What’s Old is New: Drop Caps in CSS

    Using an emphasized initial letter is a technique that has been used for centuries. Let’s dive in to see some ways you can apply it to your project to help guide your reader with visual hierarchy.

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    Will CSS Grid Layout Enable Creative Design?

    CSS Grid Layout is shaping up to be the layout tool we’ve always wanted on the web. How can we use it to start creating interesting layouts?

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    Curing Design Complacency

    It’s easy to fall into old habits


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    No Pain No Gain

    CSS Code Reviews


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