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medium.design

A few lesser-known Figma tips

At Medium, our design team’s tool of choice is Figma.

figma.com

Stay in the flow with redesigned comments

Introducing updates to comments in Figma and FigJam

uxdesign.cc

A visual history of Playstation controllers 

I illustrated every Playstation controller, from PS 1 to PS 5, in Figma.

uxmisfit.com

Writing a Book in Figma

Is it possible to create a professional eBook with a design tool?

marcandrew.me

Creating design systems (based on design tokens) with Figma Tokens

A guide on how to build design systems that scale easily and sync with GitHub, with the help of a plugin called Figma Tokens.

ibuildmyideas.substack.com

Automating Figma

Building a general purpose tool to automate Figma.

marcandrew.me

20 Awesome Figma Plugins to improve your Workflow

In this article I’ve compiled 20 Figma plugins that I’ve used extensively, and that have helped improve my workflow considerably.

colorspectrum.design

Spectrum

A tool which instantly makes color palettes come alive on your design

figma.com

Interactive components: less wiring, more inspiring

Introducing interactive components and a handful of smaller improvements

medium.com

Keeping Things Organized

Scaling the Microsoft Teams Component Libraries (TCL) in Figma.

marcandrew.me

9 Figma Design System Tips

In this article, I’ve listed a few quick and easy methods to help you speed up your design system workflow in Figma.

figma.com

What’s new in Figma: August 2021

The features, fixes, and capabilities we’ve added to Figma and FigJam

forbes.com

How Figma Became Design’s Hottest Startup, Valued At $10 Billion

Dylan Field sculpted Figma into design software’s hottest startup, valued at $10 billion and No. 7 on the Cloud 100 list.

setproduct.com

Avatar UI design exploration

Here is my UI research for the variants to design Avatars (aka Userpics). You will be guided through the States, Sizes, Styles, Usage, and Templates

smashingmagazine.com

Useful Figma Plugins

Useful Figma plugins that will help you fix all the little slowdowns and boost your productivity. From annotations to exporting.

bootcamp.uxdesign.cc

Designing in Figma? Up your game with these two critical tools

You’re going to want to learn how to apply Auto Layout and Variants to your design systems.

figmage.com

Figmage: Shareable Image Links for Figma Components

Get image links for your Figma designs that you can use anywhere. You can update your images from one place.

blog.fontawesome.com

Figma for icon design

The Font Awesome design team recently started using Figma for icon design for its ease of use and collaborative features.

figma.com

30 updates: recent features and fixes in Figma

A compilation of recent improvements that enhance your workflow in Figma.

bootcamp.uxdesign.cc

We gave up Sketch and rebuilt our design system in Figma

All the pain points of using Sketch+Abstract to create a design system and how Figma solved our problems.