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Designing with Design Systems

Designing with Design Systems

After this brief talk, you’ll know the difference between design systems, style guides, and pattern libraries. You’ll also be aware of some common pitfalls of design systems. Finally, you’ll learn how design and development teams can work together to build more than just components.


April 21, 2020

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    at Let’s talk about design systems for a little bit.
  2. @ethanmuller #SparkboxUnConf A pattern library is a collection of UI

    chunks that can be stuck together to make websites, apps, etc.
  3. “When you create a design system, you’re not just creating

    reusable patterns—you’re operationalizing how your company approaches design.” – Yesenia Perez-Cruz, Expressive Design Systems
  4. @ethanmuller #SparkboxUnConf This work needs to be done on the

    brand/organization level to be useful to everybody.