what is Figma design

What is Figma design?

Figma design is a cloud-based digital UX and UI design tool that's compatible with any system. It's versatile, user-friendly, and collaborative. Whether you're an UI designer, UX designer, founder, or a developer, you can use it. UX, UI, and what it has to do with Figma Because UX and UI have their differences, let’s first get those definitions cleared and out of the way. While getting those terms confused is understandable, let's examine them. First, they both are tied to the utility of a (digital) product. UX design is the hands-on manifestation of the human first design principle. A major…

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33 Best Serif Fonts of 2020

What are Serif Fonts? To discover the best serif fonts, let's first clear up what they are in the first place (since serif font is quite a broad term). Serifs are the little lines in continuation of the main stroke of lettering, i.e. the detailing in nearly all letters (O and Q excluded) which make them have the “little feet”. The origin of the serif is in the roman stone inscription lettering, which then made its way into the first printed fonts in Johannes Gutenberg’s printing press. The serif fonts were (and are) considered to be more traditional and elegant,…

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6 Top Figma Fonts for UI Design

As a designer, learning about the best free Figma fonts and pairings can help you massively speed up your workflow. Even the slightest, most subtle change to a typeface can completely change the mood of a web design presentation. At times, it can mean the difference between a just-okay user interface and a stunning one. So, it can be pretty dang powerful if you ask me. That's why to help you out in your next project, we've compiled a hand-curated selection of the best fonts for you, to save you some research time and troubleshooting! These resources were designed to…

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Figma Responsive Design Tutorial: Ultimate Guide

In the Beginning: Life Before Responsive Design Web design as a practice had come a long way since the static pages of the late 90s, nowadays we need to make sure our site or web app runs well on a variety of devices and screen sizes like different sizes of smartphones, tablets, laptops and desktop computers. The craft of designing for the web is always evolving, I remember when the smartphone revolution was in its infancy, it was very popular to build two separate web sites, one for “real computers” (desktop and laptops) and another for smartphones. These websites were…

SaaS Design Principles

Pictured: SaaS Dashboard Design UI Kit & Code Last updated: January 31, 2020 Are you thinking about ways you can implement SaaS design principles that will delight your users and increase retention? There are so many things to do that it can be easy to be overwhelmed. After all, you need to keep the UI organized, clean, and easy to use. One thing is certain: the most successful SaaS products are those that deliver a great user experience. And great user experiences are built by understanding: Why you’re creating the software. What users expect to accomplish with your software. And…