© Sarrah Vesselov and Taurie Davis 2019
Sarrah Vesselov and Taurie DavisBuilding Design Systemshttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-4514-9_1

1. The Rise of Design Systems

Sarrah Vesselov1  and Taurie Davis2
Dade City, FL, USA
Portland, OR, USA

With the rise of design-led organizations, the role of the designer has shifted from that of mere stylist to that of a business’s number-one problem solver. Yet, to build products that people love, designers must do more than solely solve problems. They must structure the way they work, establishing the guiding rules and principles that support and drive both their design process and the product for which they are designing.

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