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The birth of Inter: How the new open-source typeface used by GitHub and Mozilla came to be
Here's what goes into creating a brand new typeface.
Design for everyone with these accessibility-focused plugins
Address accessibility challenges like color contrast and keyboard navigation with these helpful plugins.
How to wireframe
Learn when to create a wireframe, what goes into them, and how they can help you communicate and iterate on ideas with your team.
5 utility plugins to speed up your workflow
Check out these new plugins and see how you can start working more efficiently.
How to run a design sprint
Design sprints are an effective processes used by teams to solve complex problems in a short period of time. Learn how to plan and facilitate the six phases of a design sprint.
Automate work. Bring in real data. Extend what’s possible with Figma Plugins.
We're excited to introduce plugins to the entire Figma community. Today, the gates are open for anyone to use plugins built by our community and build your own plugins tailored to your workflow.
Behind the Plugins: Jackie Chui, UX Designer @ Microsoft
Meet Jackie, a Figma API user from the start and Plugins beta user. Check out the useful tools he has been building for Microsoft and the broader community.
Behind the Plugins: Matt DesLauriers, Generative Artist & Creative Coder
Check out the plugins Matt has been creating and learn about how he got into making generative art.
Behind the Plugins: Yitong Zhang, Product Designer @ Coinbase
Find out what he is building with the Figma API and get to know the creator behind the plugin.
Behind the Plugins: Tiffany Chen, UX Designer @ Microsoft
Take a look at what Tiffany is working on in the Plugins beta and find out what inspires her to build for the Figma community.
Behind the Plugins: Sam Mason de Caires, UX Engineer @ Cloudflare
A little over a month ago, we onboarded our first customers to the plugins beta. Meet the creators and see what people have been building during the beta.
A step-by-step guide to using Figma for retrospectives
Retrospectives can be an easy, lightweight way to introduce your team to a new tool.
Product design portfolio tips from a Figma recruiter
To avoid common portfolio pitfalls, put yourself in the shoes of your target audience.
Bring Figma prototypes to life with GIFs
As of today Figma supports animated GIFs in prototypes! Simply add a GIF to your file and watch it come to life when you click “Present.”
What’s new on DesignSystems.com: June roundup
Take a look at what we have been writing about over on DesignSystems.com: A guide to iconography, open-sourced React containers, while-labeled design systems, and more
What’s new recap: Component updates, plugins beta, and other goodies
We’ve made a ton of rapid improvements to Components, Smart Selection, and other features you use every day to work smarter. We dedicated ourselves to a quality week where we smashed a lot of bugs. And we launched the beta for Figma plugins.
What to expect when moving from Sketch to Figma
This post will help you understand the similarities and differences between Sketch and Figma.
Plugins are coming to Figma
We're introducing the beta for Figma plugins, and we’re calling all builders to apply to be among the first creators.
Kick-start your typography system in Figma
Create a solid foundation for typography in your design system using Figma functionality like text styles.
Tips for a better developer workflow in Figma
In the past couple of weeks we made some small but important tweaks to support collaboration with engineers in Figma.
Proto GP: 5 ways to level up your prototyping workflow
Accelerate your prototyping workflow with these handy tips