Sketch  Course

Building a Design System

In this mini course we'll be exploring some ideas relating to how to build a design system. Sketch is the tool because it allows us to build highly modular components.

There are 5 episodes.

  • Why to Build a Design System in Sketch

    Sketch is a great tool for building a design system because of the built-in functionality. Organization and updating is easy with shared styles.

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  • Build the Foundation of the System

    Defining the colors and styles of the system early in the process will help us ensure consistency throughout. These will serve as the basis for all our components.

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  • Crafting Components That Match

    Using the foundation you've defined in the previous lesson, start creating your library of components from which you can build anything.

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  • Assemble Some Example Screens

    One core part of a good design system is layout samples for key screens. It's important to show how your components will interact so other designers can follow the creati...

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  • Distribute Your Design System

    Using a syncing service like Dropbox and Invision's Craft plugin, it's really easy to make sure your whole team is on the same page.

    • 5:44
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