Building a Design System
Creating and maintaining a shared language and system across a product over time is a common challenge in product development. Emmet Connolly and Jeremy Dizon share their experiences and challenges of creating design systems at Intercom and Lyft.
Driving Adoption of the System
Driving adoption of a design system is very challenging and it's hard to understand progress. The following resources provide tactics and metrics to drive the adoption of the system.
- Driving Adoption of a Design System
Jeroen shares his experience bootstrapping a design system and driving adoption within Segment. He shares the technical process and how his team continuse to drive and track adoption of their design system, Evergreen.
Design System Case Studies
This collection of case studies provides best practices and learnings from design leaders at established companies.
- The System Always Kicks Back
Kyle discusses his experience, lessons learned, and challenges faced while building Shopify’s design system, Polaris. He emphasizes that the tools are not the system, but the shared language you have with your team.
- Building a Visual Language: Behind the scenes of our Airbnb design system
Karri explains his team’s process for creating the Design System Language for Airbnb. The efforts were in service of creating a more beautiful and accessible design language and driving greater efficiency through well-defined and reusable components.