Design Systems are a great tool to have, although they are usually reserved for bigger projects. Maintaining an updated and comprehensive library of patterns and components requires a great effort that is easier to justify when different teams use and contribute to the system.
WordPress has co-opted the language used for Design Systems: blocks, patterns, templates… But it does not stop with the language.
How WordPress’ Full Site Editing maps to Design Systems is a topic I want to explore in more depth. Maybe it is the perfect topic for a talk?