Starting a design system in a start-up

Ruiwen Tay

Ruiwen Tay

13 Mar 2021

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Starting a design system in a start-up

Ruiwen Tay writes about her practical experience of building a design system in 8 steps: Starting a design system in a start-up can be quite challenging and Ruiwen has articulated well in her article to provide some good insights with references for further readings. Highlights of the article:
She and her team clearly defines design system - a repository of reusable components with clear usage guidelines, shared among designers and developers. Ruiwen describes her journey through 8 steps as follows: 1. Audit existing components
2. Research on other design systems
3. List out components
4. Plan a timeline
5. Research and discuss components
6. Create design symbols
7. “Design” design system
8. Implement design system She rightfully comments that "Building a design system is a never-ending challenge as they continue to update and adapt it in order to better suit their organisational needs. Authors Profile: https://uxdesign.cc/@tayruiwen Read the full article below: https://uxdesign.cc/starting-a-design-system-in-a-start-up-… #DesignSystem #Research #AuditComponents #UXChallenge #DesignSystemStartup

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