Design System

As the design team increased from one to three, It was apparent that my previously ad-hoc design system needed to be updated. As we also made the choice to move from Sketch to Figma at this time, I used the opportunity to improve my understanding of Figma components and styles.

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The Challenge

I wanted to keep our system minimal, so that it would be able to grow along with the company and the design team.

Solution

I started from the ground up, working from the core parts of our application such as typography color, and icons. Publishing these styles had an immediate impact on the uniformity of the designs that the team was creating. I then began applying these styles to our larger compnents, such as text fields, buttons, ect.

Next Steps

I started from the ground up, working from the core parts of our application such as typography color, and icons. Publishing these styles had an immediate impact on the uniformity of the designs that the team was creating. I then began applying these styles to our larger compnents, such as text fields, buttons, ect.