Online Workshop
Aug 24, 2022

The beginner's guide to Design Systems

Get a good insight into how to create and manage a design system.

About this session

Key questions that this pre-conference online workshop will answer:

What is a design system?
How does it differ from a regular design guide?
What are the benefits of creating a design system for or with your team?
How does having a good consistent design system help us along in our UX process?

A good design system is a set of standards to manage design at scale by reducing clutter and repetition while creating a shared vocabulary and a visual consistency across different Platforms.

Get a good insight into how to create and manage a design system.

In this course, we will be looking at different design systems analyzing them, trying to find out what makes a good design system, and how it can contribute to achieving better results.

We will also be looking at how to create our own system using Adobe XD, how best to manage a Design system and what are the best practices when it comes to sharing the system with your team.

Your faciltator in this course is Gudmundur Kristjansson, UX evangelist. Gudmundur has taught UX design for 7 years and has been a UX consultant in Denmark, Norway, and Iceland.

After this course
You should be able to recognize the elements of a good design system and be ready to start creating and maintaining your own design system along with your team.

Who is this workshop for?
Any design team leader, UX designers, developers, and UI designers looking for consistency in their work. Note that in this course you don't have to have years of experience in the field, this will be your gateway into a good solid start with your team.
It is not required to have Adobe XD in order to participate and the insights of this workshop are applicable regardless of the software you prefer to use.

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