Figma Best Practices

Dive deep or get a quick dose of our design best practices and Figma tips.

Best Practice Guides

A collection of deep-dive guides to help you make the most of Figma.

Design systems

Creating and organizing Variants

When to use variants, how to use them effectively, and tips for organizing your library.


Team, project, and file organization

A well-organized file structure can save time and make your team more efficient. Learn about some of our favorite organizational workflows, including tips on where to start.

Components | Design Systems | Styles

Components, styles, and shared library best practices

Shared components and style libraries are the cornerstone to producing consistent designs with ease—this guide will help get you up and running.

Getting started | Workflow

Layout Grids in Figma

Learn all the ways to leverage the full power of layout grids, plus a few handy tips.

Development | Workflow

Guide to Developer Handoff: A collection of best practices from the experts

Learn from designers and developers at Dropbox, Expedia, and Cash App about how their teams approach the handoff process.

Design Systems | Components

Component architecture in Figma

Learn techniques to maximize modularity within your components, and in some cases, reduce the number of components required.

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