Design System

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January 27, 2018

Design System

A presentation on Design Systems at the Figma Nigeria Meetup

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Silm

January 27, 2018
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  1. Name: Silm Momoh Position: Product Designer, Andela TOPIC: WHY DESIGN

    SYSTEMS FAIL !"# HELLO WORLD
  2. Design is the bond, the intermediary between users & products

    Products vary but design (even if poor) is constant WHAT IS DESIGN? ⚡
  3. A design system comprises of several modules such as: Visual

    style guide, Design documentation, Components, Code usage guidelines etc A design system is a collection of reusable components, guided by clear standards, that can be assembled together to build any number of applications. WHAT IS A DESIGN SYSTEM? !
  4. A user’s experience is standardized even across products Products are

    developed & shipped faster Design systems help designers to make better decisions. BENEFITS OF A DESIGN SYSTEM !
  5. Google Keep App Google Mail App

  6. Helps onboard new team members Helps with Branding & Identity

    Insights derived from User Testing are more actionable A user’s experience is standardized & consistent across products Products are developed & shipped faster Design systems help designers to make better decisions. BENEFITS OF A DESIGN SYSTEM !
  7. WHY DESIGN SYSTEMS FAIL!"#

  8. Documentation = Dictionaries, Thesaurus Iteration = “Abracadabra” Organism = Phrases

    Molecules = Words Atoms = Alphabets DESIGN SYSTEM = ENGLISH LANGUAGE !!
  9. Accessibility Starting Huge & Selling Workflow Increasing Complexity Communication, Documentation

    & Versioning Ownership & Responsibility Continuos Iteration & Investment Organizational Support & Values Alignment WHY DESIGN SYSTEMS FAIL !"#
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  11. Credits: Nnamso, Dylan, Mubarak (RIP) Contact: +234 806 5077 904

    m_silm silm momohsilm BYE WORLD