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Lauren Budorick |
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.
Azra Daniels |
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.
Shloak Jain |
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 |
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 |
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 |
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 |
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 |
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 |
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 |
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 |
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 |
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 |
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 |
Figma’s Series D round
Figma announces Series D funding led by Peter Levine and Marc Andreessen at a16z.
Kris Rasmussen |
Postmortem: Service disruption on April 29th, 2020
The root cause of our recent service outage and next steps
Berk Çebi |
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.
Brie Wolfson |
Bringing Figma to even more classrooms
We’re expanding the Figma for Education program to include online courses, bootcamps, and school-sponsored hackathons. Read on for more about our announcement.
Alia Fite |
The case for lightweight prototyping
Prototypes don't have to be perfect. Read on for more on unpolished prototypes, and some ways the team at Figma is using them.
Maurice Woods |
How Inneract Project empowers the next generation of brown and black designers
Inneract Project empowers young brown and black students through design education. Here, we share some of their stories.
Miguel Cardona |
11 activities in Figma for your classroom
When learning design, there’s no substitute for hands-on experience. These activities will help your students build and refine their skills.
Brie Wolfson |
Figma + Lambda School: Where the remote classroom comes together to learn
Collaborative, interactive lessons inspire a new generation of design professionals