Setup guides Prototyping

This guide explains how to create prototypes using the DWP Design System and GOV.UK Prototype Kit.

Before you start

First you must have followed the GOV.UK Design System prototype setup guide.

Setting up DWP Frontend

The Design System uses DWP Frontend. To get it running follow these steps:

  1. Open terminal
  2. Change the directory to your prototype. For example, cd path/to/protoype
  3. Run npm install --save @dwp/frontend
  4. Run npm start

Get in touch

If you’ve got a question, idea or suggestion share it in #design-system channel on Slack or email the Design System team on