Learning from building a design system from scratch
This is a brain dump with minimal editing or proofreading — on what I learned from my design team at a startup. More updates coming soon… Treat it as a product Treat design system as a product as itself, with a dedicated product team consists of designers who owns one or multiple components and can…
Note About Work and Holding Back
When new thought arrives, I only blast it when it’s fully baked. Sounding perfect, and I won’t be seen as an imposter. But — Holding back is selfish. I stripe others from hearing my insights and challenging me to become the “imaginary” person who I thought I’d be.
And what are you really seeing?
As I am half way through the novel “1Q84” by Haruki Murakami, I recalled the following quote from opening chapter after reading news on a specific international event: “Don’t let appearance fool you, there is only one reality…” Often time, I consume information at its face value. Maybe I have a tendency to trust what I hear. Or perhaps, as more information mounting at me from devices every moment, I simply don’t care enough to examine the value and motives — a constant and unconscious behavior.