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Design Systems + Sketch — How to start preparing UI Components Library

Thalion
Thalion
Feb 4, 2019 · 11 min read


In the beginning, there was chaos…

Got an existing project? Make its inventory.

But… Sketch Libraries are not Design Systems?

Building UI Component Library for Design System

Particles

Colors

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Sample color setup of Prime Design System Kit

Gradients & Overlays

Typography

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Typography setup in Prime Design System Kit

Grids and Layouts

Atomic UI Components

Molecules and Organisms

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Atomic Design is Perfect for Design Systems

UI Kit

😱 Missing Elements of Many Design Systems

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Sample illustration made within 5 minutes in Prime

Team Collaboration

Separating files

Control the history of your Libraries

Building living Design System from Sketch

Finally: Break the consistency — if needed

“You must unlearn what you have learned.”

— Master Yoda

Summing up

By the way…

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Design + Sketch

The best collection of articles, tips, tutorials, and…

Thalion

Written by

Thalion

👋 UXMISFIT.COM | Przemysław Baraniak, UX/UI Designer | primedesignsystem.com 🧰 uxmisfit.tools 🚀

Design + Sketch

The best collection of articles, tips, tutorials, and stories on designing and prototyping with Sketch and beyond

Thalion

Written by

Thalion

👋 UXMISFIT.COM | Przemysław Baraniak, UX/UI Designer | primedesignsystem.com 🧰 uxmisfit.tools 🚀

Design + Sketch

The best collection of articles, tips, tutorials, and stories on designing and prototyping with Sketch and beyond

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