Heather Tompkins |
August 10, 2020
Explore the Figma Community
As the Figma Community starts rolling out to all Figma users, six creators share the inspiration behind their files—everything from finding a creative outlet during Covid-19 to adapting to a digital classroom.
Tobias Negele |
August 13, 2020
How we use Figma templates to facilitate collaboration at Shopify
The team at Shopify shares a framework for managing proejcts in Figma, including a template you can use to collaboration across your organization.
Abigail Africa |
August 12, 2020
An open letter about my gap year
Student Fellow Abigail Africa explores what it means to go “back to school” this fall. In her letter, she shares advice from mentors, reflects on the value of education, and invites other students to join the conversation.
Dylan Field |
August 11, 2020
How work is changing at Figma
Figma is moving to a hybrid model, allowing both in-person and remote work options. We're sharing our approach, with the hope of helping others think through it.
Jenning Chen |
August 6, 2020
Inside Figma: reflections on a remote internship
In this article, Jenning gives us a look into her time at Figma. She shares her expectations, what it’s like to intern remotely, and how she managed updates to Figma’s style picker, inception to launch.
Azra Daniels |
July 24, 2020
Announcing Config Europe: a call for speakers
On September 17, we’re coming together at Config Europe, a virtual conference. Complete our call for speakers form by Friday, 31 July to propose a session.
Lauren Budorick |
July 23, 2020
Behind the feature: shedding light on shadow spread
An engineer shares how we built support for shadow spread in Figma: exploring algorithms, going down W3C spec rabbit holes, and how she made hard decisions about a (seemingly) simple user request.
Shloak Jain |
July 21, 2020
A deep dive on deep search
We recently rolled out deep search to help you find the right file even faster. Here, the team who built it gives you a behind-the-scenes look at the technical challenges they faced and the tradeoffs they made along the way.
Ana Castrillon |
July 7, 2020
How BT, a 174-year-old company, continues to push the telecommunication industry forward
Learn how designers, product owners, content designers, and engineers all collaborate in Figma to drive innovation.
Peter Garber and Annie Kramer |
July 1, 2020
How Clearstep simplifies the experience of finding care online
Clearstep wanted to bring an intuitive, user-friendly experience to healthcare. Here, they share how they built their symptom checking and care routing platform, from building user flows to managing custom branding.
Alia Fite |
June 24, 2020
How to evaluate design tools
Finding the right tools for your team can be overwhelming. Here, we share a framework for project managing, testing, and choosing a design tool, based on what we’ve heard from our users.
Helena Jaramillo |
June 18, 2020
How to get closer with your developer
Bringing engineers into the product design process early can improve collaboration and help you get to solutions faster. Read on for three tips from a product designer at Coda.
Hareem Mannan |
June 16, 2020
Beyond mocks: co-designing journeys, diagrams, and more
A look inside how Segment’s product design team co-designs with researchers, product managers, and engineers.
Tori Hinn |
May 27, 2020
The making of Maker Week
Our first fully remote Maker Week is behind us, and we’re sharing what it took to bring it to life: the theme, the creative direction, and how we moved our most analog company tradition online.
TJ Pavlu |
May 19, 2020
Bringing live Figma embeds to your team’s favorite tools
Now, you can embed private Figma files to the tools your team relies on most. Try out embeds in Notion, Dropbox Paper, Jira, and more.
Alia Fite |
May 13, 2020
Finding design inspiration at home
Members of the Figma design team share the places they turn to when they need a little spark of creativity.
Nina Mehta |
May 11, 2020
How to pair design (and convince your boss to invest in it)
Mailchimp's Nina Mehta believes that design pairing can improve work quality and save time. Here, she shares how to structure it, plus tips for convincing your boss that it's a good idea.
Noah Levin |
May 6, 2020
Inside Figma: the product design team’s process
A deep dive into our product design team's day-to-day: meeting cadences, rituals, and culture-building exercises that help everyone stay connected and efficient.
Dylan Field |
April 30, 2020
Figma’s Series D round
Figma announces Series D funding led by Peter Levine and Marc Andreessen at a16z.
Kris Rasmussen |
April 29, 2020
Postmortem: Service disruption on April 29th, 2020
The root cause of our recent service outage and next steps
Berk Çebi |
April 29, 2020
Bridge design and development with the new Zeplin integration
Today, we’re introducing a redesigned Zeplin integration with Figma. Check out the new plugin and read on for more details.