A unified design language shouldn’t be just a set of static rules and individual atoms. It should be an evolving ecosystem.


Designers were also excited about the system. It enables product reviews to focus on the actual concepts and experiences of a design, rather than padding, colors and type choices.


The DLS provides us with a shared understanding of our visual style, and streamlines contributions to a single system.


This system also enables all of us to prototype and experiment with ideas in high fidelity faster and at a lower cost.


Design System


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