Kick start your design education with these 12 lessons

10 mins

Getting started

Want to get started in design, but don’t know where to begin? These lessons and exercises will help you start designing immediately.

9 mins

What is graphic design?

What is graphic design? Figma takes a look at the world of graphic design and how it affects and enhances our daily lives.

5 mins

Design thinking & ethics

Is it possible for a design to be unethical? Is there a Hippocratic Oath for design? Let's dive into the ethical implications and obligations designers need to know.

12 mins

Accessibility and inclusion

Learn what it means to design for accessibility and inclusivity.

6 mins

Design research

Discover the different types of research used in design and how to conduct them.

8 mins


Content can help shape your designs and give them life. Learn the basics of design with, and for, content.

5 mins


UX design is like a good book, it takes a user on a journey and it has a beginning, a middle, and an end.

5 mins


Simplicity in design can reduce friction and remove fear, uncertainty, and doubt when a user interacts with your product.

5 mins


Consistency in design creates a cohesive brand experience and let's your users know what to expect.

3 mins


While constraints sound like limitations, these creative guardrails can actually help free you to focus on what really matters.

6 mins


Learn how to create information hierarchy that will allow your users to easily scan and navigate your product or website.

15 mins

Typography Design

Get an introduction to typeface selection, color contrast, alignment, readability, text hierarchy, and more.