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Design Systems Create Bad Designers

If design systems take over, what work is left for the designer?

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I’I’ve been both enamored and troubled watching the Design System evolve over the past several years. I first became interested in pattern libraries in 2007 as a young designer working on Windows software, then again as I was tasked with aligning multiple web products into one consistent experience…

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Christian Beck

Christian Beck

By day, executive designer at Innovatemap where I help tech companies design marketable products. By night, co-founder of UX Power Tools.

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