Design Systems for Consistency and Efficiency

Design Systems building blocks

Many application development teams struggle with UI inconsistencies, both in terms of UI design and UI implementation. According  to the Enterprise UX Industry Report for 2017–2018, consistency is the number one challenge reported by enterprise UI designers.

What business problems do design systems solve and how do they bring business value?

The business case for adopting a design system

Design systems have exploded in the business software community in recent years. Back in 2018 the Enterprise UX Industry Report 2017/ 2018 indicated that 69% of enterprise user experience (UX) teams had adopted one.  Today, this camp includes many household (and boardroom) names, including Shopify, ...

Introducing the UX wiki

As part of the Web Application Development with Vaadin university course held last winter by our very own Miki Olszewski, I had the pleasure of holding a 90 minute lecture on user interface and user experience design, with special focus on how to improve the usability of Vaadin applications. While ...