Multi-Brand Design Systems: Part 1 Getting Started

Orlando
Mon, Apr 5, 2021, 7:00 PM (EDT)

About this event

Hello, Friends of Figma, Orlando! 

It's tricky to build a design system that supports multiple brands because each brand is unique and distinct from the others. Everything from components to the use of color and typography has been designed a little differently for each brand to optimize for different audiences.

But making a multi-brand design system work is not only about a UI kit. Success lies in how well it’s adopted into an organization’s culture, processes, and infrastructure. 

Overall starting a design system is intimidating & at times cumbersome; that's why I'm creating a 4 part discussion. 

Part 1: Getting Started (April 5)

Part 2: Setup & Organizing files

Part 3: Scaling & Extending Components

Part 4: Measuring the Impact 


In Part 1: Getting Started we will discuss: 

- What a multi-brand system is

- Discovering the problems your Design System needs to solve 

- Detailed process of auditing your existing components

- How to set up your team

This is not a be-all-end-all, silver bullet solution, but I'd love to share my process with you.

If you’re building a multi-brand design system in your organization, or you’ve got a question or suggestion about the approach, please join us!


About the Speaker

Saleena Beharry is a Designer and Front-End Developer at Launch That. She is currently building a multi-brand design system called Ares that works across 8 extraordinary but distinctive brands. 


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When

Monday, Apr 5
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM (EDT)

Organizer

  • Saleena Beharry

    Saleena Beharry

    Launch That

    Designer & Front-End Developer

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