What is Lona?

Lona is a collection of tools for building design systems and using them to generate cross-platform UI code, Sketch files, and other artifacts.

Lona consists primarily of 3 parts:

  • Lona Components – A data format, .component, for cross-platform components
  • Lona Studio – A GUI tool for designing .component files
  • Lona Compiler – A CLI tool & API for generating UI code from .component files


  • Pricing: Free
  • Resource Link: https://github.com/airbnb/Lona
  • Resource Maker: Airbnb
  • Mobile Platform Destination: iOS Apps
  • Mobile Platform Support: Native iOS
  • Programming Languages: Swift