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Design to develop better, faster.

A firm dedicated to improving the workflow between design and development.

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Mean Guppy is an engineer-led design firm specialized in architecting reusable component libraries and design systems. We help you build beautiful, usable products faster.

Small is Mighty

We love design systems.

Let's build a design system together. Our design team spent years perfecting design systems in Silicon Valley’s top tech companies. They know what it takes to achieve success; they train, enforce and champion the workflow across your design team.

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We build it once.

Let’s code components and use them everywhere. Our engineering team is design focused and builds in a component-first style that ensures maximum reuse and smaller codebases. They will establish a monorepository to maintain shared components across Android, iOS, and web.

Idea Generation Foundation

We improve the way teams work.

A design system is more than a collection of design symbols and a library of coded components. To achieve full “return on investment”, the system needs to change the way teams work. It requires leadership, experience and a dedicated focus to be successful. Our experts ensure success by working with your teams through system review, definition, integration, deployment and evangelization until we’ve crafted a unified, scalable workflow perfect for your team.


We maintain so you can create.

A great system and library are never done. They evolve and improve as products are optimized and platforms change. We stay engaged with your teams to keep maturing your system through our managed “design system as a service” to offload the burden of maintenance so you can stay focused on creating great product.

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