Design systems: Start from where you are

Careful planning and collaboration makes it easy to bootstrap a design system at your company—no matter how many products you need to accomodate.

By: Matthew Giesa, Product Manager

You want to implement a design system at your company, but as you look across your products you feel lost. You think to yourself, “They all look different. How am I supposed to do this?”

Not too long ago, we worked with a client to build a design system based on an existing suite of apps whose styles and functionality had diverged…