Christopher explores the connection between Marie Kondo's KonMari method and Design Systems in UX, drawing parallels from the Shinto religion. They highlight how both methodologies emphasise simplicity, joy, and purpose, suggesting that the principles of mindfulness, intentionality, and respect in Shinto and KonMari can inform and enhance the development and maintenance of user-centric, harmonious design systems.
Lyncoln discusses the importance of a structured component review process in a Design System, emphasizing collaboration between Product Designers and the Design System team. The process, known as DS Review, ensures the correct application of components, identifies improvement opportunities, and facilitates feedback and education about the Design System, ultimately enhancing product quality and team efficiency.
André shares insights from leading the Hotmart Design System, emphasszing the importance of selecting metrics based on the team's maturity level and the system's architecture. They discuss practical approaches to measuring development, adoption, team operation, and shared responsibility, highlighting the need for both quantitative and qualitative metrics to effectively demonstrate the value and progress of a Design System.
Barbara explores how Kirby exemplifies the concept of flexible visual systems in design. Kirby's adaptability and simple form allow for creative exploration without losing their core identity, offering valuable lessons for brands in maintaining visual balance while adapting to changing contexts and cultural shifts.