Charlie Cathcart
Front-End Designer & Developer
 I’m a big proponent of design systems, and decided to marry my evangelism of them with my love of The Simpsons.

Cromulent Web Design

I presented a talk on design systems to Code Lakeland called “Cromulent Web Design: Embiggen Your Product by Using a Design System”. Using more Simpsons GIFs than should be allowed, I talked about the why, how, and requirements for using a design system.

 I’m a big proponent of design systems, and decided to marry my evangelism of them with my love of The Simpsons.

I’m a big proponent of design systems, and decided to marry my evangelism of them with my love of The Simpsons.

 I compared the three essential parts of a design system to what Lisa imagines her dad’s ideal sandwich is comprised of: bacon, Canadian bacon, and Mexican bacon.

I compared the three essential parts of a design system to what Lisa imagines her dad’s ideal sandwich is comprised of: bacon, Canadian bacon, and Mexican bacon.

 After explaining what a design system is, I followed up with why they should be used.

After explaining what a design system is, I followed up with why they should be used.

 My favorite GIF from the talk, and definitely got the biggest laugh.

My favorite GIF from the talk, and definitely got the biggest laugh.

 The last major part of the talk was recommendations on how to build a design system with examples, and links to companies who I think do design systems well.

The last major part of the talk was recommendations on how to build a design system with examples, and links to companies who I think do design systems well.