Welcome to the Nucleus blog
When we started our journey creating a design system, we gleaned insight from those who were already well into it and we tried to learn from the best out there. The likes of Carbon, Polaris, Hayley Hughes, and many other names helped us shape Nucleus and tackle challenges that we had never faced before.
We are now past the 3-year mark, and it's about time we shared our learnings!
Expect stories from all the disciplines we have in the team: product and UX design, creative and product engineering, QA testing, and design operations. We want to give you a glimpse into the inner workings of Nucleus – the Design System for Centrica.
If you want to learn more about it, you can check our documentation, or our storybook.
Using accessible colours in a design system
Why it is important and how to make it work...
7 July 2023
Designing for different minds
Considering neurodiversity in our designs...
16 March 2023
The Principles & Pitfalls of User Interface design
Validating your UI design decisions...
28 October 2022
How to improve your design using Gestalt principles
Understanding our visual perceptions of grouped elements...
25 July 2022