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Dylan Field |
Coming together at Config 2021
Everything we announced at Config 2021, including new spaces for creators to imagine and iterate, brainstorm, and build—together.
Alia Fite |
Q&A with Robyn Kanner
At Config 2021, Robyn Kanner detailed her time as Creative Director of the Biden-Harris campaign. Here, we're sharing her keynote, plus 25 quick questions so you can get to know her—beyond the work.
Meagan Gamache |
Introducing branching: space to iterate and explore freely
Announcing branching in beta to better enable collaboration at scale.
Yuhki Yamashita |
Introducing FigJam
Today, we’re introducing FigJam, an online whiteboard for teams to brainstorm and ideate together. 
Saba Munir |
About Figma’s new Starter plan
On April 21, we’ll be making some updates to Figma’s free Starter plan. Ahead of that rollout, we’re sharing what’s changing and what you can expect.
Ben Stern |
Behind the feature: building multi-account
Today we’re launching an account switcher, allowing you to easily toggle between different workspaces in Figma. Product Manager Ben Stern shares what it took to build and ship a (seemingly) simple user request.
David Luhr |
Behind the scenes of creating the official Figma kit for Tailwind UI
How the team at Tailwind Labs created a set of fully responsive components, and what they learned along the way.
Wayne Ng |
Completing a transit map
Build on a work-in-progress Figma Community file and help complete a transit map of the San Francisco Bay Area.
Wendy Lu |
By the numbers: one year of remote work 
Growth Data Scientist Wendy Lu shares a look at how collaboration has changed over the past year, including how teams at Dropbox and Atlassian are moving offline processes online.
Emily Zhong |
Behind the feature: comments, contextually
Engineer Emily Zhong shares insight into how we introduced commenting on files in the Figma Community: interactions, edge cases, and a new paradigm for sharing and connecting.
Alia Fite |
Inside Figma: tips from the team that builds Figma
In a recent livestream, Figmates across teams shared their favorite tips for using Figma, including keyboard shortcuts and templates for every skill level.
Rudi Chen |
Inside Figma: a case study on strict null checks
A look at how we identify and address bugs in a systematic way, through the lens of a recent sprint.
Morgan Kennedy |
Redesigning Dropbox’s ways of working 
Take a look at Dropbox’s move to a virtual-first working model, and how the team uses Figma to brainstorm and build remotely. 
Dylan Field |
Meet us in the browser
As we celebrate five years of Figma, Dylan reflects on the journey and its surprises, and the power of the browser to make design accessible to all.
Kylie Poppen |
Adding it all up: the math behind designing your career
Kylie offers a framework for how to approach the 90,000 hours that make up the average career, including reflections on her own path.
Willy Wu |
Behind the feature: the making of the new Auto Layout
Today, we’re releasing the latest version of Auto Layout. In this deep-dive, we share a look into the evolution of Auto Layout, how we made tradeoffs between flexibility and usability, and what it took to bring our stretch goals to life.
Kelsey Whelan |
Bridging design and code with Variants
We’re sharing an inside look at how we built Variants (live today!), including the user feedback that helped us refine the UI and decide on a name.
Rudi Chen |
Behind the feature: the hidden challenges of autosave
We recently expanded our autosave system so you can work in Figma without worrying about losing changes. Rudi dives into the technical challenges and product decisions involved in bringing it to life.
Ana Castrillon |
How Kimberly-Clark brings your favorite paper products into your home
As Kimberly-Clark faced changing consumer preferences, stiff competition, and increased production costs, the team embarked on a new initiative to accelerate growth—all centered on their digital presence.
Alia Fite |
Learning and failing as a team
Config Europe really got us thinking about how to build better products and be better teammates—and the intersection of the two. Read on for our reflections, and watch the breakout sessions for even more learnings.
Brie Wolfson |
Reflections on Figma’s inaugural Student Fellowship
We take a look back at our goals, accomplishments, and how we got there together. Students: join our Virtual Campus Slack Community to stay updated as we plan for next summer's program.