Creating and documenting a design system
Creating a design system
Above is a preview of the design system (and assets for the documentation) in progress in Sketch. Follow this link
to for a quick tour of the Sketch file.
It is vital to create a design system using products it will be applied to, with real data and problems. Our goal is not to create the prettiest system, it’s to design a system that best meets our business needs. We do of course set out to create delightful products, but only to enhance the user experience (UX). Below is a little preview of the products that shaped the system — view the case study on Medium for more
Our tool of choice for UI design is Sketch
. The features that make Sketch great for product design make it especially powerful for system design. When you’re creating hundreds of editable symbols and easily applicable text styles, Sketch’s simplicity becomes crucial.