“Building in accessibility from day one means beginning with a design system that’s accessible by default. By making sure that every design component and code element is aligned to accessibility standards at the outset, companies can prevent access issues further down the road.”
I’ve been taking care of the design system both in Figma and in Storybook at Infura for the last several months. Throughout the refactor, I’ve been paying making sure that components are accessibile by default. So when I read through Figma’s The future of design systems is accessible there was a lot of head nodding.
“Curiosity is the key to all four steps in doing great work: it will choose the field for you, get you to the frontier, cause you to notice the gaps in it, and drive you to explore them. The whole process is a kind of dance with curiosity.”