Principal at PebbleRoad, an enterprise UX consultancy specializing in intranets, websites and applications.
Components are how something DOES work, inclusive of tradeoffs and constraints realized through a build process. Patterns describe how something SHOULD work under preferred conditions and suggestions of how to cope with tradeoffs.
“My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.”
A design system’s value is realized when products ship features using parts from the system.