Build a Design System from scratch

Learn the advance technique to setup a design system and implement the same.

Who is this course meant for?

What you’ll learn

  • Define the essentials of design system as per your need.
  • Learn to setup a Design System in Figma.
  • Implement a Design System driven application from scratch.
  • Enable dark mode for your application.

Course Content

  • Introduction –> 4 lectures • 10min.
  • Design –> 3 lectures • 15min.
  • Implementation –> 12 lectures • 48min.
  • Extras: Add dark mode –> 2 lectures • 8min.

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Requirements

  • Basic skills to use Figma and React JS.

Who is this course meant for?

This course is meant for Senior Designers or Developers who are starting to build a Design System (DS) for their existing product. You are required to have a basic understanding of Figma and React JS.

What will be the outcome?

After taking this course, as a designer, you’ll be equipped with the knowledge of structuring a DS and create a library of UI components that can scale. As a developer, you’ll be able to ship your very first DS-driven application. For those, who already have a DS in place, which follows old methodologies, here you’ll learn some sophisticated techniques to restructure your UI elements and scale them with ease.

Structure of this course –

  1. In the first section, we’ll learn the fundamentals of the Design System. And set up an environment for design and development.
  2. Then we will move on to creating an example component based on a design system in Figma. Here you will insights to maintain UI at scale.
  3. Next, we will take the design and implement the same using web technologies from scratch.
  4. As an additional lesson, I’ll show you how to add dark mode, or in that aspect any theme to your application.
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