Design systems are in the world around us from the signs on the side of the highway to the setup of a grocery store and our products are no exception. But what exactly our design systems and how do we build them? In this episode, we'll take a look at the foundations of design systems, the benefits and drawbacks, and the process for creating one from the ground up.
1:23 What are design systems?2:58 Emma's experience with design systems3:52 Ali's experience with design systems4:41 Kelly's experience with design systems5:00 Do you need a design system and who are design systems for?7:46 Benefits of design systems11:11 Drawbacks of design systems and team structure13:11 How do you measure success?14:24 Challenges of building a design system15:34 How to build a design system18:19 Styling components19:03 Documentation tools21:09 Style guides23:42 Why design systems fail25:08 Who builds design systems29:20 Tools for building design systems32:54 Notable people in design systems36:54 Wins
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