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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.

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.

Getting started | Workflow

Groups vs. Frames

Not sure when to use a group or a frame when designing in Figma? This guide will help you learn the ins and outs of when to effectively use one over the other.

Organization | Getting started

Video: Migrating to Figma

Design teams from Workday, Dropbox, and Uber share their experiences, tips, and best practices for migrating to Figma.

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Tips and tricks

Bite sized reads that will up-level your Figma game.

Getting started | Workflow

Working with images in Figma

Learn how to import and manipulate images, plus other tips and tricks.

Development | Workflow

Tips for a better developer workflow

A strong collaboration between designers and engineers is critical. These features and tips will help you and your team move from handoff to hand shake.

Design systems | Workflow

Five ways to make the most of your Design System Analytics

Learn how you can use Design System Analytics to make better decisions about what to build and maintain in your design system


Tips for using Constraints in your workflow

Five ways you can start using Constraints in your workflow, ranging from beginner level to intermediate.

Prototyping | Workflow

5 ways to improve your prototyping workflow

Accelerate your prototyping workflow with these handy tips.

Developer | Getting started

Paper Tiger's tips on developer handoff

Learn how to manage assets and specs in one place for a smooth developer handoff.

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