Design Systems 101

Learn the fundamentals of design systems and how organizations use them.


Cover the basics of design systems in 30 minutes

James Byun, Lead Designer at OXD will take you through what a design system is and the benefits of using one.

Over the course of this informative 45-minute session, you'll learn:

  • an understanding of a design system and its various governance and maturity models
  • how we created a design system with the Alberta DDI team, and how their various project teams use and maintain it
  • how different design teams working with design systems can collaborate to ensure project success

Who is this for

UX designers, UI designers, students, organizations with nascent or basic design systems or that want to build a design system, or anyone who wants to learn more about design systems in general.

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Meet your guides


James Byun


James is a Lead Designer at OXD. He works with the design team to create meaningful design solutions in a variety of media including websites, web applications, and products.

Wil Arndt

Wil Arndt


Wil is the Creative Director at OXD, where he drives product and business strategy while working with clients like Electronic Arts, Government of British Columbia, and University of British Columbia.

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