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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.
Sean Whitney |
Power up your design system with Figma’s agency partners
Figma has partnered with leading digital and design agencies to help you set up, migrate, and scale your design system in Figma.
Alia Fite |
Creating moments of connection
We’ve curated some of our favorite moments from Config Europe, including Halli Thorleifsson’s closing keynote.
Alia Fite |
Building an open and inclusive design process
Processes shape how you design, develop, and work together as a team. We’re sharing takeaways from Config Europe on how the right processes result in more open and inclusive products.
Marcin Wichary |
When fonts fall
Marcin, Figma's resident font enthusiast, dives deep into the quirks and beauty of font fallback: why it happens, what it looks like, and when it fails.
Wayne Ng |
Six integrations to help your product team collaborate in Figma
Integrations with tools like Confluence and Avocode support different stages of the design process, from user feedback to production.
Josh Shi |
Inside Figma: my time as a new grad
Josh, an engineer on the design system team, shares advice for new grads, based on his road to Figma.
Alia Fite |
The many dimensions of trust in design
Presenters at Config Europe reflect on the importance of building trust with teammates and clients.
Dylan Field |
Embracing the tension between code and design
Everything we announced at Config Europe, and how we’re bringing design and code closer together in Figma.
Abigail Africa |
On pitching and presenting
Student Fellow Abigail Africa shares her tips for making and delivering a great pitch: understanding your audience, presenting with confidence, and why storytelling is key.
Dylan Field |
Figma’s new EMEA HQ
Figma is opening an office in London to better support users across EMEA.
Ana Castrillon |
Making Design Within Reach for online shoppers
As more consumers make buying decisions entirely online, Design Within Reach built a web presence that mimics the brick-and-mortar experience.
Priya Kotak |
Creating multi-brand design systems
Leaders from Shopify, Condé Nast, and Harry’s share their learnings about creating and maintaining design systems.
Aashima Garg |
Inside Figma: enterprise, explained
The enterprise product team at Figma recently shipped updates to help Admins more efficiently manage their Figma Organization. Aashima shares more about this project and how we approach building for organizations of all sizes.
Kiko Lam |
React at 60fps: improving scrolling comments in Figma
We recently improved FPS performance three-fold for scrolling comments in the Figma canvas. Kiko shares the technical details: how she investigated slow performance, prevented unnecessary re-rendering, and optimized component transformation.
Tobias Negele |
How we use Figma templates to facilitate collaboration at Shopify
The team at Shopify shares a framework for managing projects in Figma, including a template you can use to collaboration across your organization.