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Why Design Systems Fail


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Thank you for this article – I’ve a feeling I’ll be coming back to this a lot. We’re struggling to get our Design System off the ground for a variety of reasons – chief among them is clarity about what we need and why we need it. We’re finding those tricky questions to answer, and this article will help – so thanks again.

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