Design systems are an essential tool for creating consistent and cohesive user experiences across digital products. They provide a set of guidelines, components, and patterns that help teams collaborate effectively and build products faster. At Userlane we document the design system by using Supernova, a design system management platform that allows teams to organise and share their design assets and components.
Basically when we start documenting a component, we usually start by collecting some part of content in other Design system’s documentations. This help us to find some inspirational resources and to ensure that we have cover all the aspects of the components/foundations we wanted to cover.
We created a centralised library of design elements, such as colors, typography, buttons, and forms. These elements can be easily shared and reused across different projects, ensuring consistency and reducing the need for repetitive design work. We also document the usage and behavior of each component, making it easy for designers and developers to understand how to implement them correctly.
We have created the first version of the Design system called “Burrito”, that you can see on this link
. Overall, Supernova is a powerful tool for documenting and managing a design system, helping teams to work more efficiently and deliver better products.