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Improving the UX of your Design System

View the original postThe Cobbler’s Children have no Shoes There are countless proverbs around the world talking about plumbers having dripping taps, blacksmiths having wooden spoons or goldsmith’s children having no jewels. At the end of the day, those who spend their day putting their skills to the service of others don’t always practice what […]

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Adopting Design Systems in Enterprise with Johnson & Johnson

View the original post When any new leader walks into an enterprise with more than a century of history—as Johnson & Johnson does—they know they must adapt to some of the existing processes. Improvements in technology, however, have made it necessary for all corporate designers to turn processes into even more efficient methods. If you […]

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How to go from a style guide to a design system

View the original post Like a lot of companies, Johnson & Johnson once relied on a style guide to make sure designers used approved language and components. Style guides can still help brands enhance their UX, but they don’t always match the needs of larger companies. Newer technology also makes it possible for smaller enterprises […]

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The Benefits of Turning a Static Style Guide into an Interactive Design System

View the original post Static style guides have a role to play in keeping digital products on brand. When it comes to actually designing products, though, interactive design systems make it much easier for professionals to create products that meet project goals. Where style guides can succeed Style guides have been around for much longer […]

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Google’s Material You: New Design System for Android.

View the original postLet’s look at some cool UI design updates from Google I/O for android. Google recently launched its new design system (currently in beta testing) called Material You. “Material You, made for You" — Google. This quote literally explains the whole idea behind this design system, which is to make a UI that is more personalized so […]

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Why the heck do you need a Design System?

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Design System Checklist: How to Screen New Components

View the original post The four criteria that will set your design system up for success Your organization has had a design system for a while — and it’s growing. Maybe you’ve contributed to that library of reusable components that have helped your organization work efficiently. In that case, you’ve also saved fellow designers and engineers time with […]

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The Importance of Creating Timeless Design Systems

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Using the Design System Approach to Build Products Faster

View the original postIllustration by Huī Lín In one of our recent digital design articles, we (albeit jokingly) described an abstract bad designer who likes to reinvent everything from scratch and spend time on similar meaningless activities. Building design systems is exactly something that helps to unify the design components into one meaningful entity, streamline the […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Creating a Design System — Part Three, Complex Buttons

View the original post Want a strong design system to help you speed up your workflow, improve consistency and allow you to get straight to the creative bit… Continue reading on Prototypr »