How do you know your next design decision has solid foundations? Sure, there’s your design system, and you’ve spoken to some UX researchers, but surely someone’s looked into this problem before?
From high level design principles down to specific design history rationale, I'll expose how Trade Me props up its design system with context and our experiences of the last 5 years rebuilding the site alongside its design system.
Our squads are considering code and design health now, so that in 20 years’ time we will have an evolved, stable, easily maintainable and quick-to-build-on application. How can we ensure our products maintain their current beauty (not just skin deep!)?