Why are Design Systems so Important?

Design systems are all the rage in 2018, with companies like Shopify creating design systems and hundreds of other organizations both big and small doing the same.

In this article, I document a shift in understanding design systems away from what I thought was a hyped up UI library. And realizing the value that a common design language can bring to organizations and their customers.

This is also my first article published on UX Planet, hope you enjoy. 

Arjun Narayanan