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See how a reality check led us to the magic of atomic design

Having common components in your design system is great. But having your team use those common components is way better. Here’s how we got from A to B.

The investigation

To find out why design system implementation was low, the Design System Team dug into usage data and interviewed cross-functional product pods. We learned that pods leveraged design system components when they could (buttons, font styles, and colors), but were often missing key components to cover their use cases. To deliver their work on time, pods had to create what they needed from scratch and make up their own rules for combining components into patterns. …

Sarah-Beth Zoto

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