What is a Design System? 6 Different Types of Design Systems

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In this video, I cover what a design system is and how to identify six different types of design systems.

Design systems are important for any designer, engineer, or product person. This video will help you understand what a design system is and the benefits it offers. After watching, you’ll be able to identify what kind of design system you and your teams are working on!

⏩ CHAPTERS 00:00 = Intro 00:17 = What is a design system? 00:33 = “Design Systems,” by Alla Kholmatova 00:48 = “Laying the Foundations,” by Andrew Couldwell 01:04 = “Design Systems Handbook.” by InVision 01:21 = Other definitions of design systems 01:58 = Why are there so many definitions for design system? 02:50 = 1. Brand identity/visual language as design system 04:57 = 2. Tools as design systems 06:13 = 3. Design systems as products 07:41 = 4. Design systems as process 08:34 = 5. Design system as a service 09:19 = 6. Design systems as a practice 10:09 = Do we need a standard definition for design systems? 11:19 = Being inclusive about design system definitions 12:11 = Outro

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