In this article, Revina Laksmi discusses the importance of building a design system as a value amplifier to establish a design-driven culture within an organization. By focusing on the value, driving a design culture, and empowering designers, teams can amplify the impact of design values and create exceptional user experiences.
Fernando Cañas introduces a token structure for design systems using the BEM (Block-Element-Modifier) methodology. They explain the structure of the tokens, focusing on the colour domain, and demonstrates how to create tokens for palettes and text blocks. they also discuss the inclusion of entities to customise the design system for different clients and illustrates the impact of tokens on component design.
In this post, the author discusses the importance of design tokens in standardizing design systems across platforms and tools. They explore the origin of design tokens, the need for standardisation, and their usage in tools like Figma.
Lukas discusses presentational colour tokens and their role in data visualisation and customszable UI elements. Presentational colors differentiate elements on a decorative level without conveying specific meaning. The post explores use cases, requirements, naming conventions, and accessibility considerations for presentational color tokens.
André explains the importance of naming conventions for tokens in Design Systems, drawing an analogy to Aristotle's elements of a good story. They emphasise that a clear and consistent naming strategy for tokens contributes to a more coherent and effective Design System.
Sandy explores the concept of Value-Based Pricing and its application to design systems. By emphasising the intangible benefits such as community building, user satisfaction, and consistent branding, They suggest that the true value of design systems goes beyond traditional metrics like cost-saving and efficiency.