Donnie examines the existing design token specifications, such as those from the Design Tokens Community Group (DTCG), Tokens Studio, and Specify. They propose rebranding experimental approaches to align with the community specification, highlighting the importance of clarity and consensus in defining the true essence of a design token.
In this article, Brian shares how they created a new, consistent, accessible, and easy to use colour system for the Modern Health Design System and suite of products.
In this article Rizal writes about developing the GREDU Design Systems to achieve a cohesive and visually appealing experience across their education platforms. Through collaboration and a systematic approach, they created a design system that reflected the brand, catered to diverse users, and enabled innovation and customization.
In this article from Matthaios, they explore the concept of headless design systems, which decouple the front-end and back-end systems, and discusses their benefits in revolutionising front-end development. Headless design systems offer cross-platform compatibility, future-proofing, streamlined workflows, enhanced UI consistency, and cost-effective maintenance. The article also provides steps for implementing a headless design system in an organisation.
In this article, Marta Conde discusses the importance of creating a taxonomic glossary for Design System components, properties, and values. They provide guidance on identifying and naming different elements, defining structure and modifiers, unifying grammar, organizing elements, and establishing a taxonomic system. The goal is to achieve lexical consistency and facilitate collaboration between design and development teams.