Recently I discovered a whole new world called ‘Design Systems’. It started when I was searching for a solution the enable Magneds, the company I work for, to be consistent, increase efficiency, reduce rework and get applications live quicker.
A short search on Design systems quickly resulted in tons of information. Design system advocate Jina Anne and author of ‘Atomic design‘, Brad Frost inspired me to deep dive into the theory of Design systems. As many, I started reading books like ‘Atomic design’ and ‘Design sytems‘ from author Alla Kholmatova. Quickly I realised a lot of components in our applications were inconsistent in the way the UI was designed but also the same component was build over and over again by different teams.
This was the trigger to advocate Design systems within our company.