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Design systems are everybody’s business

Alex Nicholls
Alex Nicholls
Nefaur Khandker, May-Li Khoe

About Wonder Blocks, Khan Academy’s design system and the story behind it

Khan Academy is a unique not-for-profit with a mission to provide a free, world-class education to anyone, anywhere.

Nikolas Klein

The spectrum of maturity for design systems

When all you see are well-defined and well-documented examples in the wild, it can be intimidating. But design systems exist on a spectrum of maturity. This framework will help orient you along that spectrum.

Matt Bond

Build trust by taking a cross-functional approach

Practical tips learned at Atlassian and Asana to create a more consistent, inclusive, and integrated design system.

"At PlanGrid, starting small allowed us to quickly demonstrate the value of a design system, which made it easier to get everyone on board to start tackling bigger problems."
Alissa Briggs
Building a design system one brick at a time
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