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Ravi Lingineni

Published Aug 19, 2022

Design Adoption at Pinterest

Metrics and tooling for design systems

You can read more about my work on the Figma Blog.


Design system adoption is a measure I’ve been working on at Pinterest. The more people that adopt a design system, the more impact and use it has.

I got a chance to work with Pinterest’s Design System Team to make a few changes in the way designers accomplish their work

  1. Built a plugin to help clean and lint designs. We call it handshakes

  2. Created a way to measure adoption from the cloud

  1. Introduced a design annotation kit to make it designer/developer handoff easier. Unfortunately, it’s not public