Have a question about our design system? The Carbon team is here to help you. Before you start, be sure to check out the following resources to see if we’ve already got your topic covered.
Check existing resources
As a first step, it’s always good to explore the content on this website. The site is comprehensive and most of the guidelines and components are well documented.
Frequently asked questions
Answers to the most common questions about the design system can be found in the Carbon FAQs.
Provide a suggestion or contribution
The Carbon core team provides support for users of the design system. Find the use case below that most closely matches your own for the quickest response.
If you have a bug report, suggestion, or general feedback, please create a GitHub issue.
GitHub pull requests
If you have a specific fix or a contribution, you can generate a pull request in the appropriate Carbon repo.
Start a new discussion
Come chat and get support from Carbon maintainers and fellow community members on our Discord server.
For internal IBM users only. The Carbon core team maintains the following channels and will provide support as time permits.
Try searching the Slack channel for your topic first. Slack’s filtering feature
will return more targeted and relevant results. For instance, if you have a
technical question about the
DataTable component, you could search “DataTable”
in Slack and then filter by the #carbon-components channel.
Tip: You can start a new search directly from the message box using the
For designer questions: #carbon-design-system
For developer questions: #carbon-components, #carbon-react
Messages to [email protected] will be addressed by the Carbon technical team as quickly as possible.
The Carbon team can also be reached on Twitter: @_carbondesign