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How I use Figma to craft better presentations

Simple guidelines for using Figma to showcase your strength as a visual storyteller.

Design tool memory usage

How do various design tools utilise memory? What’s their baseline usage with no documents open?

How Spotify’s Design System Goes Beyond Platforms

Design Manager Juli Sombat sheds light on how a need for more cohesion led Spotify’s design systems team to approach components in a new way.

Give ideas more space with Jambot

Jambot brings the power of ChatGPT directly into FigJam

How to make next-level Figma plugins: auth, routing, storage, and more

Learn how we built a full-featured, frontend-app-style Figma plugin, with storage, auth, routing, and more.

How I Structured My Design System Using Figma’s New Variables

I will walk you through how I used Figma’s new variables to create smart Design Tokens for a comprehensive design system in just a few days.

The future of design systems is semantic

We dig into what variables might signal for the future of design systems.

Figma Typography Secrets

Speed up your design process while getting professionally looking results with my top seven Figma typography tips.

Design for the web without Figma

By all accounts, Figma has been an amazing tool for designers.

Conf-essions of a Design Team: The Biggest Takeaways from Config 2023

Config 2023 went big with its first in-person conference in several years.

AI: The Next Chapter in Design

AI is more than a product, it’s a platform that will change how and what we design—and who gets involved.

Config 2023 in Review: The Complete Recap

See highlights from the keynote and explore everything we launched at Config 2023.

Introducing Shortcut, Figma's New Blog

It’s been said “you can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation.”

How Figma draws inspiration from the gaming world

The parallels between Figma’s technical challenges and those in the gaming world.

Figma, I love you but you’re bringing me down

Confronting the conflict between what’s possible and what’s practical.

Building a Product People Love: Q&A with Figma’s Jenny Wen

Jenny Wen, Product Design Manager at Figma, answers questions around leadership, culture, and product design inspiration.

Include: a new accessibility plugin for Figma

Several eBay teams worked together to create a plug-in that makes it easy to include accessibility in a design right from the start.

What’s New in Figma

Learn about our latest features and updates.

Creators need creators

New selling tools and the Figma Creator Fund will help fuel the love of craft that fuels Figma Community.

Behind the scenes: international keyboard shortcuts

Software Engineer Dorothy Chen explains the technical challenges and opportunities in making Figma keyboard shortcuts more accessible for everyone.