Dylan Field |
February 27, 2020
Reflections on Config, our first user conference
When we first set out to organize a user conference, our goal was to create a physical manifestation of the community, a space to have meaningful conversations. Here is a look at some key themes that emerged from those conversations.
Students Who Design |
April 1, 2020
How Students Who Design set up Figma in their online classroom
In this guide, we’ll walk through how we onboard students, organize our files, teach classes, and provide project feedback with Figma for our online course.
Alia Fite |
March 31, 2020
How to run a remote brainstorm
The Figma team has been working remotely for a couple weeks now, and we’re still adjusting to our new normal. Here, we share tips for running a remote brainstorm, based on what’s working well for us.
Thomas Lowry |
March 11, 2020
Extend what’s possible with plugins for you and your team
Get inspired by plugin creators from Uber, GitHub, and Atlassian—see what's possible and start creating your own plugins.
Linda Eliasen |
March 4, 2020
Finding confidence in design decisions
We have all doubted ourselves and our decisions at some point in our careers. This activity will help guide you through your confidence-building journey.
Michelle Morrison |
March 2, 2020
The Dropbox guide to building creative culture
Learn how the design team at Dropbox builds creative culture. Get the Team Values Toolkit, along with tips for running the exercise with your team.
Dylan Field |
February 6, 2020
New ways to create, collaborate, and share more openly
Live from Config 2020, here are all the new features from Figma
Jonathan Widawski |
January 30, 2020
Test designs early and often with the new Maze integration
Now user testing is easier and faster with Figma and Maze’s new product integration.
John Firebaugh |
January 29, 2020
Post-mortem: Service disruption on January 21-22, 2020
The root cause of our recent service outage and our next steps
Andrea Helmbolt |
January 28, 2020
Figma on Figma: How we built our website design system
A look at how the Figma marketing team built, and continues to build, the design system for figma.com
Amanda Kleha |
January 9, 2020
Bringing the community together in Figma
There is a lot we are excited about as we look to the year ahead. At the core of it all is the community.
Clancy Slack |
December 19, 2019
Measuring the value of design systems
The data science team at Figma set out to find out just how much time (and money) could be saved when teams leverage a design system.
Brie Wolfson |
December 18, 2019
Made in Figma, 2019: Design by the numbers
What you made in Figma, and how you made it, in 2019.
Carmel DeAmicis |
December 16, 2019
"The Decade of Design”: How the last 10 years transformed design’s role in tech
The tech industry, which long exalted the engineer, has finally begun to appreciate the designer too.
Sho Kuwamoto |
December 5, 2019
Design more, resize less, with Auto Layout
With Auto Layout buttons can resize with their text. Lists can rearrange themselves when items are moved around. And elements can be nested to create complex interfaces which respond to their content.
Morgan Kennedy |
November 22, 2019
Humanity at work: Gusto brings a new brand to life with Figma
Take a look at how Gusto used Figma to create a top-to-bottom brand experience that’s all about people.
Samir Goel |
November 21, 2019
Under the hood of Figma’s infrastructure: Here’s what goes into powering a web-based design tool
Scaling infrastructure at a fast-growth startup
Thomas Lowry |
November 20, 2019
Opening up the data behind your design systems
Design System Analytics enables you to see library usage trends, compare libraries, and drill into component usage.
Claire Butler |
October 30, 2019
Let’s create Figma’s first user conference together
Figma's first user conference will take place on February 6, 2020, in San Francisco, CA. Get involved by submitting our Call for Proposals or filling out our Attendee Application by November 20th.
Dylan Field |
October 22, 2019
Beyond multiplayer: Building community together in Figma
Today we’re introducing two new spaces in Figma: The Figma Community and a redesigned Figma workspace.
Evan Wallace |
October 16, 2019
How Figma’s multiplayer technology works
A peek into the homegrown solution we built as the first design tool with live collaborative editing.