Best Practice Report

Get Your Design System Right: Approach It Like A Product

November 17th, 2020
With contributors:
David Truog , Amelia Nickels , Shayna Neuburg


Many experience design teams are investing in establishing a design system to create cohesive experiences, increase speed-to-market, improve performance, bolster product accessibility, and keep designers engaged and challenged. But many treat the design system as a one-time project or fail to include developers. This report for experience design (XD) pros and their colleagues on development and digital business teams introduces five best practices for adopting a product mindset with your design system to ensure lasting success.

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