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Top 8 Design System Examples

View the original post Many companies, such as Airbnb and Uber, have already switched to using a unique design system of their own. Constant innovation within the industry is an essential aspect of setting a brand apart from the competition and improving the user experience, especially for brands that operate on a global scale. Thanks […]

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A beginner’s journey into the world of Design Systems.

View the original postHow I learned to use, create, build and maintain a Design System from scratch. One of the earliest Design Systems that made an impact on the industry were those of NASA. Since then, brands have begun to understand the undoubted benefits of a Design System. The wide availability of various tools like Figma, […]

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Figma or Sketch? Tools For Design System

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Everything you need to know about content design systems (and how they differ from content style guides)

View the original post If you write for a living, you’re most likely familiar with content style guides. If you’re a UX writer or content designer, you may also come across a full-blown content design system. What’s the difference between the two, what are the benefits of each, and which one is right for you? […]

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Webinar Wrap-Up: From Style Guide to Interactive Design System in Enterprise

View the original post When Ben Shectman came to Johnson & Johnson as a Certified Design Leader, he found useful tools for establishing visual and verbal guidelines across digital design projects. Unfortunately, the guides came as PDFs that made it challenging for designers to follow the established rules. Whenever uncertain, they would have to confirm […]

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Before You Start Design System

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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 […]