Design System War-Stories: From The Folks Igniting A konsoleH Design Revolution

Front-end Development South Africa (FEDSA)
Front-end Development South Africa (FEDSA)
Public group


31 Loop St, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town, 8000, South Africa · Cape Town

How to find us

io is at 31 - 33 Loop Street (between Strand Street and Waterkant Street), opposite The Village Idiot. Look for the big brown wooden double doors.

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“My God. They are 3 sprints ahead...” he murmured.

“They’ve deserted us! They all have!” snapped his partner. Taking refuge behind his monitor. His keyboard under heavy fire.

“There may be something we could do, but it’s risky...” he continued. Code in one hand, comps in the other. Attacking the codebase.

“I joined this team to make difference. I’ll do anything!” his partner cried. Staring up, as the sound of Alt F4’s flew over head.

The mission? Redesign konsoleH. No surrender!


About the speakers

Ben Janecke

Ben is a product person in a developer disguise.

Twitter: @BenJanecke (
GitHub: BenJanecke (

Gareth Lund

(coming soon!)


Vaughn Gunnell

Driving growth at Hetzner with data-driven design.
Twitter: @vaugun (


About you

If you have ever been on a team with more than one set of people who care about design/ux/css or all of the above, this talk is for you. Regardless of if you are a product owner, developer or design specialist.

Fun for all ages!

Bring your eyeballs, and your enthusiasm for modern product development.


Drinks kindly sponsored by Ipreo -