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“Maintaining Design Systems” by Brad Frost – An Event Apart video

By now, ’most every in-house team has some form of design system initiative underway. Yet many designers and developers on those teams still struggle to make the system really take root in their organization. Working together, designers and developers create wonderful, reusable components, tools, guidelines, and documentation. But if those elements don’t reflect the reality of how the organization builds its products, all their effort is for naught.

Having spent years creating, evangelizing, and teaching design systems and corporate integration of same, Brad Frost is here to help. In this 60-minute presentation from An Event Apart Orlando 2018, he shares strategies and methods to ensure that your design system stands the test of time. You’ll learn how to keep your system and the products it serves in sync, and you'll understand how to maintain and evolve your design system to give your users get the best possible experience.

Brad Frost is a web designer, speaker, writer, and consultant located in beautiful Pittsburgh, PA. He’s passionate about creating web experiences that look and function beautifully on a never-ending stream of connected devices, and loves helping organizations do the same. He’s the author of Atomic Design, and has also helped create several tools and resources for web designers, including This Is Responsive, Pattern Lab, and Styleguides.io.

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