What are Sources?

Learn more about how to collect design data from sources like Figma and store them in Specify.

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Sources (fig.02) are places containing design tokens and assets you want to make available to other people through Specify

For instance, design tools like Figma are environments where designers create and use design decisions. It makes perfect sense to collect design decisions like colors, icons, or text styles directly from there.

You could also have design tokens defined in a JSON file. Then, this JSON would become a source you'd connect with as well.

Specify Sources

Specify is compatible with:


You can connect Figma to Specify and collect your Variables, Styles, or Vectors thanks to our Figma Widget.

Tokens Studio

we are compatible with Tokens Studio through the JSON you can export from it. You can host the JSON in a tool like GitHub or JSONbin from Tokens Studio and connect this tool to Specify to keep your tokens updated.

Specify Design Token Format (SDTF)

You can also define your tokens in a JSON that follows our custom format. Learn more β†—οΈŽ

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