Is LEGO the Perfect Design System??

Lego as a Design System?

Anyhow… while I was sipping eggnog and putting together these lego sets I starting to realize that LEGO has established what might be one of the best design systems I have worked with.

Pure Atomic Design

I mean think about it, LEGO is a natural atomic design system.

Perfectly Branded

Docs are part of the design system

Even the instructions are perfect. I mean, as a UX leader who is also responsible for technical documentation I think the Lego docs are brilliant. They lead children and adults alike through the process of creating some very complex products and they do it WITHOUT USING A SINGLE WORD!!

I’m going to bring some lego to work

All of this has really made me want to bring some lego to work so that our design teams can be inspired and learn from a true master of design system and design language (and Ill admit it will also be fun to assemble)

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Leading Design for Cisco’s Cloud and Network Security Group

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Jason Cyr

Jason Cyr

Leading Design for Cisco’s Cloud and Network Security Group