Unlock the full potential of design tokens

a digital course on design tokens

Learn how to effectively create, manage, and utilize design tokens in your digital products.

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Design Tokens Pro is a digital course intended for designers and developers involved in the product design process.

It provides a reliable guide for creating effective design tokens for any platform or technology.

What's inside the course ↓

Advance your skills

What you'll learn

If managing design tokens across various tools, technologies and files seems like a challenge, this course is for you.

Develop a shared vocabulary. Creating a shared taxonomy with clear naming conventions is vital. It organizes information, enhances clarity, and promotes teamwork and efficiency.

Translate values into design decisions. Every token you make is a careful choice, not just a random number. As you learn more, you'll see how and when you make these important choices and use this understanding in real situations.

Use tokens with purpose. Choosing the right token is vital for different use cases, as it ensures functionality. Make careful choices on specific use being flexible and aware of any potential implications.

Optimize management process. Understanding the tools for efficient design token updates is key. As products evolve, so must these tokens. Developing skills to manage and update these tokens can greatly enhance the design process.

Topics & Modules

What's inside

From basics to advanced topics, this course covers all you need to know for creating and managing any kind of token set.

01

Basics

Learn the design tokens foundations: what they are, their function, their appearance, and the advantages they bring to a project or design system.

02

Elements of Token Name

What are the elements that make up the name of a token, being careful to choose only those that are really needed.

03

Token Levels

Delve deeper into the structure of design tokens. This module discusses the different types of tokens, their importance, and the correct way to use them.

04

Taxonomy & Naming Convention

Learn how to create a taxonomy, why it's important, and how to set up a shared naming convention with your team and stakeholders.

05

Compound Tokens

Dive into the topic of compound tokens in this chapter. Understand what they are, how they differ from single tokens, and their role in complex designs.

06

Themes and Color Modes

Learn the strategies for managing themes within either a single project or across multiple projects. Gain insights into organizing these themes and implementing them effectively in your designs..

07

Lifecycle of a Token

We'll explore the lifecycle, storage, and usage of design tokens across tools, vital for their effective management and use, leading to a streamlined design process.

08

Documenting Tokens

The course is articulated in 8 modules covering any aspects, from basics to advanced topics. Ideal for novice and experts.

The Instructor

Who I am

👋 I'm a Francesco, a designer with a love for coding and mountains.

With a 15-year career in Product Design, I've had the opportunity to work with a variety of Design Systems, whether they're being built from the ground up or improved upon.

I enjoy guiding and enlightening teams about the use of design tokens, empowering them to develop scalable designs across different platforms.

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Questions + Answers

Is it suitable for beginners?

Yes, the guide is written in a clear and easy-to-understand manner for those starting from scratch. Even experienced designers will find new insights and tips in the guide.

What problems will this course help me overcome?

This course makes it easier for you to use design tokens. It helps keep your digital projects consistent, understand how to use design tokens, and simplify your design process. It also offers tips for managing design tokens across different tools or files.

Can I do the lessons when I have time?

Yes, this is a digital and self-paced course, you can take as long as you want to complete it.

Should I know to code?

While knowing how to code can enhance your understanding of design tokens, it's not a requirement for this course. The guide is designed to be accessible for both designers and developers, with practical examples that don't require coding expertise.

If you still have questions, please feel free to contact me. I'll be pleased to answer them

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