According to InVision’s Comprehensive Guide to Design Systems, “A design system is a collection of reusable components, guided by clear standards, that can be assembled together to build any number of applications.”
So what does that mean for us techies? How doe tech companies create, utilize, and enforce these systems? Frankly I had no idea - so I brought in the experts!
Elizabeth Barth: Creative Director, ThreeSpot
Dan Rader: Interactive Art Director ISL
Jabali Williams: Director of User Experience at CHIEF
Mariesa Dale: Manager, Product Design Pivotal Labs DC
They walked me through how they think of design systems, some pros and cons, and how their companies put them into practice.