Designerly Thought of the Day #20180809

Although a bit hyped, design systems signals the dawn of automation in design. As principles, best practices, patterns, and libraries stabilize and evolve (far more often than revolutionizing), tactical and functional design tasks will by operated by AI machines (only curated by humans) and become highly automated. Design as a human profession naturally shifts to a higher level of strategic and systemic concern. Human designers, assisted by intelligent machines, will lean towards solving wicked problems by systems thinking and designing intelligent machines.

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