Home Courses

Home Courses

Home Courses

Home Courses

How to Use a Design System in Figma

How to Use a Design System in Figma

How to Use a Design System in Figma

How to Use a Design System in Figma

A step-by-step walkthrough of using a design system in Figma.


Sign up to be notified when this course is available.

A step-by-step walkthrough of using a design system in Figma.


Sign up to be notified when this course is available.

A step-by-step walkthrough of using a design system in Figma.


Sign up to be notified when this course is available.

A step-by-step walkthrough of using a design system in Figma.


Sign up to be notified when this course is available.

Difficulty

Beginner

Audience

Designers & anyone curious about design tools

The internet is full of articles and videos about what a design system is, but few actually show how to use one in a specific way. In this course, you can watch a step-by-step walkthrough of designing an interface from scratch in Figma using the open source Cloudscape design system from Amazon Web Services (AWS).

The internet is full of articles and videos about what a design system is, but few actually show how to use one in a specific way. In this course, you can watch a step-by-step walkthrough of designing an interface from scratch in Figma using the open source Cloudscape design system from Amazon Web Services (AWS).

The internet is full of articles and videos about what a design system is, but few actually show how to use one in a specific way. In this course, you can watch a step-by-step walkthrough of designing an interface from scratch in Figma using the open source Cloudscape design system from Amazon Web Services (AWS).

01

Introduction

Push past theory and learn how to actually use a design system in Figma.

1:56

01

Introduction

Push past theory and learn how to actually use a design system in Figma.

1:56

01

Introduction

Push past theory and learn how to actually use a design system in Figma.

1:56

02

Getting set up

We look through the Cloudscape design system to get acclimated and see what elements might be valuable to us when we start assembling an interface.

8:52

02

Getting set up

We look through the Cloudscape design system to get acclimated and see what elements might be valuable to us when we start assembling an interface.

8:52

02

Getting set up

We look through the Cloudscape design system to get acclimated and see what elements might be valuable to us when we start assembling an interface.

8:52

03

Creating an interface

Learn how to make the most of an existing Figma design system without detaching components or making your own. The more you use what comes in the box, the faster you can go!

22:33

03

Creating an interface

Learn how to make the most of an existing Figma design system without detaching components or making your own. The more you use what comes in the box, the faster you can go!

22:33

03

Creating an interface

Learn how to make the most of an existing Figma design system without detaching components or making your own. The more you use what comes in the box, the faster you can go!

22:33

About the Instructor

About the Instructor

Dan Mall is a seasoned teacher, coach, consultant, creative director, and designer. He previously ran design systems consultancy SuperFriendly for a decade and has taught design systems to thousands of people from companies like Google, Shopify, Nike, Eventbrite, Amazon, Netflix, and more.


Dan lives just outside Philly with his wife, two daughters, and two dogs. He learned how to swim last year and plans to try scuba diving sometime soon.

Dan Mall is a seasoned teacher, coach, consultant, creative director, and designer. He previously ran design systems consultancy SuperFriendly for a decade and has taught design systems to thousands of people from companies like Google, Shopify, Nike, Eventbrite, Amazon, Netflix, and more.


Dan lives just outside Philly with his wife, two daughters, and two dogs. He learned how to swim last year and plans to try scuba diving sometime soon.

Dan Mall is a seasoned teacher, coach, consultant, creative director, and designer. He previously ran design systems consultancy SuperFriendly for a decade and has taught design systems to thousands of people from companies like Google, Shopify, Nike, Eventbrite, Amazon, Netflix, and more.


Dan lives just outside Philly with his wife, two daughters, and two dogs. He learned how to swim last year and plans to try scuba diving sometime soon.

Design an interface from scratch with the help of an existing design system in just over half an hour.

Sign up to be notified when this course is available.

Design an interface from scratch with the help of an existing design system in just over half an hour.

Sign up to be notified when this course is available.

Design an interface from scratch with the help of an existing design system in just over half an hour.

Sign up to be notified when this course is available.

Related Courses

Related Courses

Beginner

$29

$9

Watch DSU founder Dan Mall build a webpage in code from start to finish using an existing design system.

Beginner

$29

$9

Watch DSU founder Dan Mall build a webpage in code from start to finish using an existing design system.

Beginner

$29

$9

Watch DSU founder Dan Mall build a webpage in code from start to finish using an existing design system.

Beginner

$499

A 12-episode video course to help managers, directors, and practitioners understand design systems as a software product. Complementary for DSU community members.

Beginner

$499

A 12-episode video course to help managers, directors, and practitioners understand design systems as a software product. Complementary for DSU community members.

Beginner

$499

A 12-episode video course to help managers, directors, and practitioners understand design systems as a software product. Complementary for DSU community members.

Beginner

$49

Level up your knowledge of design systems, one email at a time. Starts whenever you’re ready.

Beginner

$49

Level up your knowledge of design systems, one email at a time. Starts whenever you’re ready.

Beginner

$49

Level up your knowledge of design systems, one email at a time. Starts whenever you’re ready.

Design System University is curriculum & community to support how you design at scale.

Become a member.

Subscribe for the latest content about design systems:

© 2023–2024 Design System University. All rights reserved.

Design System University is curriculum & community to support how you design at scale.

Become a member.

Subscribe for the latest content about design systems:

© 2023–2024 Design System University. All rights reserved.

Design System University is curriculum & community to support how you design at scale.

Become a member.

Subscribe for the latest content about design systems:

© 2023–2024 Design System University. All rights reserved.

Design System University is curriculum & community to support how you design at scale.

Become a member.

Subscribe for the latest content about design systems:

© 2023–2024 Design System University. All rights reserved.