Pretending Perfection in Design Systems

Diana Wolosin | Design Systems
4 min readMar 28, 2024

Prepare for expansion with these often-overlooked processes

The design system is the central resource that contains guidelines for creating consistent products within a company. It is the core muscle that powers all the products across the organization so it is often seen as a reliable and solid resource. Users trust design systems experts’ recommendations, and it’s crucial to demonstrate expertise and knowledge. However, sometimes there is this pressure to pretend that the design system is perfect and covers every single use case, even when it doesn’t.

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Diana Wolosin | Design Systems

A UX Designer formed in Colombia and Spain. Based in San Diego, CA. +8 YOE on Product Design & Design Systems.