Alex Lande

Alex Lande

Director of Engineering

Alex is a developer passionate about style architecture, accessibility, and web performance. As CSS Architect for, he built their style guide, established style authoring conventions, and guided a team of 75+ developers to write robust and reliable styles. Working with Starbucks, he built their React component library, worked on their Progressive Web App supporting in-store payments and ordering, and designed a static site platform for Starbucks corporate sites. Alex enjoys creating highly polished and usable user interfaces and working closely with design teams to bridge the gap between designers and engineers.

React Inline Styles and the Future of CSS

February 29, 2016
Writing and maintaining CSS for large applications (and large teams) can be challenging. Teams often have trouble with brittle selectors, naming collisions, specificity, and pile-ups of dead code. After seeing these issues first-hand on large projects, we built Radium: a JavaScript library for...

Anchors, Buttons, and Accessibility

May 8, 2014
Accessibility is a foundational feature of the web. It is a direct reflection of a key tenet of the platform: the free and universal sharing of knowledge, unfettered by language, location, or disability. This is why it’s disappointing that accessibility is so often (and so easily) overlooked...