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A Smashing Guide to Figma

The design tool Figma has quickly become the tool of choice for many teams, and is a popular subject for articles here on Smashing Magazine. Here is our round-up of the most popular articles on the site about Figma.

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Everything Developers Need To Know About Figma

Figma is free and browser-based so developers can easily access the full design files making the developer handoff process significantly smoother. This article teaches developers who have nothing but a basic understanding of design tools everything they need to know to work with Figma.

Everything Developers Need To Know About Figma

Moving From Sketch To Figma: A Case Study Of Migrating Design Systems

Switching tools isn’t a decision to be taken lightly. Here’s a nuts-and-bolts and behind-the-scenes look at how Help Scout migrated design systems from Sketch to Figma — why we made the switch, a step-by-step walkthrough of what it entailed, and what we got out of it — a story that applies to any team considering a large-scale tool migration.

Moving From Sketch To Figma

Building A Component Library Using Figma

Figma has become a very popular tool for web and product designers, mainly because of its focus on design teams and team libraries. This article aims to help you avoid mistakes and assist you with the building of your own Figma component library.

Building A Component Library Using Figma

Design At Scale: One Year With Figma

Whether you’re a designer or developer, it can be challenging to stay current in this fast-paced world where it feels like new tools are Product Hunted on a weekly basis. If you’re working in a larger team, and especially if you’re working in an enterprise or b2b (business-to-business) context, being able to make even small improvements in efficiency can lead to huge increases in the effectiveness of your design organization.

Design At Scale: One Year With Figma

Creating Tables In Figma

This is a detailed guide for those who are struggling with tables in Figma. We’ll create a table using components, so that later on you could save a lot of time on scalability and edits. Moreover, you’ll be able to easily integrate the table into your design system.

Creating Tables In Figma

Figma Tips To Kick-Start Your Design Workflow

In this article, let’s take a closer look at what Figma really has to offer. Here are 20 tips on how to work faster and better with this well-known and collaborative interface design tool.

Figma Tips To Kick-Start Your Design Workflow