Complete guide to build scalable, harmonious color system.
I believe that your team has already or will soon realize the need to create a robust design system. And why not? Design systems bring in consistency, scalability, and efficiency.
No two different color shades for error states,
No longer starting from scratch every time, and
No more hanging around to decide on the corner radius of the buttons.
Instead of focusing on these trivial decisions, designers and developers may now focus on usability and creating delightful experiences. You get the idea. Right?
Well now that your team has decided to invest in creating a design system, the first leg of it must be to lay the foundations. Foundations are the core elements like Colors, Typography, Layout, Icons, etc. Once you get the foundations sorted you may move on to defining components, patterns, and templates.
In this article, I would be sharing the process that we followed to establish our color system.