A design history for your GOV.UK service

Document and share design decisions. Create a permanent record of how your service has developed over time.

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What is a design history?

A design history can help teams log design decisions and create a permanent record of how a service has developed over time.

Case study

Learn how keeping a design history helped the DfE’s Becoming a Teacher team document the evolution of their services.


A list of design histories managed using this project.


The project repository is public and we welcome contributions from anyone.

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