Doing It Wrong


Just as there’s no one way to make a website, there is no one way to make a design system. While there are several “best practices” that have emerged, there is no one-size-fits-all solution for creating a design system. And sometimes, the best solution means going against industry standards.

In this talk, Mina will discuss her experiences building systems at two highly visible, and vastly different, organizations: Hillary for America and Slack. She’ll tell you all the things and all the ways she got it wrong, while somehow making it work.