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Making Design System a Success – Create a Design System in Sketch

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In this episode for creating fully functional atomic design systems from scratch, I’ll talk about 2 vital parts making this effort a success. Too often efforts that are done in isolation and that lack necessary buy-ins tend to end up collecting dust. What was meant to be transformative new living product design system becomes a crutch?

This video will help you understand how to set up the right structures for people and underlying process so that you can start a system, but also ensure it will become an integral part of new feature design and development.

A design system is a collection of reusable product design components, that are guided by clear standards. Design system patterns are usually tested with end-users, thus can be easily assembled into new features. If properly set up, experimented, tested and maintained a well-defined system is one of the best designer’s friends.

Furthermore, a living design system is one of the most important step-ups for mature design ops and UX design organizations. This mini-series will cover exactly that: how to make a simple design system from scratch using Sketch and Atomic design principles.


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