Key principles of the Pega Cosmos design system
A design system with six guiding principles
Six principles guide the development and represent the values of the Pega Cosmos design system:
- Ease of use
- Simple authoring
- Best practices
- Business outcomes
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Cosmos empowers teams to think bigger
Above all, the Cosmos design system aims to empower designers and developers to advocate for a higher level of UX design maturity in their organizations. Design maturity is a sequence of developmental stages that organizations pass through, characterized by the level of design thinking — or iterative process of generating solutions through exploring user needs and challenging assumptions.
When designers use a system like Cosmos for day-to-day design work, they have more opportunities to:
- Focus on creating the right experiences for their audience
- Conduct experiments and gather metrics about how their design is performing
- Invest in cross-functional relationships with engineers and other stakeholders
- Save time on creating surface-level designs and updates
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