Abstract is a design workflow system, built by designers for designers. Abstract provides one place for design teams to version, manage and collaborate on design files. The company was founded in 2016 by Josh Brewer and Kevin Smith. Josh was previously a Principal Designer at Twitter and "one of fifty designers shaping the future of design" according to Fast Company. Kevin was previously Head of Product and Design at Tact. Abstract customers include modern design teams at Shopify, Github, Everlane, Metalab, and Headspace.