Ted Brown |
A look back at Config 2022
Some of our favorite talks and takeaways from the community.
Ted Brown |
Full-scale expression with Grilli Type
Grilli Type's Theirry Blancpain on the promise and expressive ease of variable fonts.
Alia Fite |
The power of emoji
A conversation with Jennifer Daniel on how emoji are selected and encoded, and the big impact of tiny pictures.
Amber Bravo |
Good ideas stick
A brief history of washi tape, and why we think it’s the perfect experience to digitize.
Alia Fite |
Behind the build: a Q&A with developer Gavin McFarland
In the third Q&A of the series, Gavin tells us more about his widget, managing tabular data in your workflow, and why he has a soft spot for diagrams. 
Alia Fite |
Behind the build: a Q&A with developer Tekeste Kidanu
In the second Q&A of the series, Tekeste tells us what inspired his new widgets for FigJam, and what he's excited to tackle next. 
Alia Fite |
Behind the build: a Q&A with developer Tru Narla
We reached out to three developers to learn more about who they are, what they built, and what they’re working on next. Tru answers our Q&A and shares the story behind her Soundboard widget.
Alyssa Baughman |
How Elsewhen builds digital products for their clients
Learn about how Elsewhen helped their clients, Spotify and Inmarsat, improve their productivity through collaboration in Figma.
Miguel "Miggi" Cardona |
Rethinking a design thinking workshop for good
How Design the Future used FigJam to bring one hundred high school students together to solve challenges for people with disabilities.  
Miguel "Miggi" Cardona |
FIT’s principles for fostering a collaborative classroom
Best practices from professors at the Fashion Institute of Technology on how to construct a virtual classroom in Figma.
Michael Amodeo |
A Q&A with Figma’s VP of Product
We sit down with Yuhki Yamashita to hear about the road to building FigJam, how things continue to change, and what it means for the future of design and product development.
Beez Africa |
Behind the plugin: Cards for Humanity 
We interviewed the creative team behind Cards for Humanity, a tool for inclusive and accessible design. 
Alyssa Baughman |
How News UK developed a multi-brand design system
The team at News UK shares their experience creating a design system across print, online, radio, and TV. Learn how they overcame some tough challenges and ultimately created a successful system at scale.
Alia Fite |
Q&A with Dantley Davis
Dantley Davis closed out day two of Config 2021 by detailing his journey to Chief Design Officer at Twitter, and how he channels adversity into impact. Here, we ask Dantley 25 questions, so you can get to know him, beyond the work.
Alia Fite |
Q&A with Robyn Kanner
At Config 2021, Robyn Kanner detailed her time as Creative Director of the Biden-Harris campaign. Here, we're sharing her keynote, plus 25 quick questions so you can get to know her—beyond the work.
Morgan Kennedy |
How Repsol rethinks the way the world interacts with energy
Repsol, Spain's largest multi-energy company, set out to unify their designs in Figma while making energy more approachable to consumers.
David Luhr |
Behind the scenes of creating the official Figma kit for Tailwind UI
How the team at Tailwind Labs created a set of fully responsive components, and what they learned along the way.
Wayne Ng |
Completing a transit map
Build on a work-in-progress Figma Community file and help complete a transit map of the San Francisco Bay Area.
Morgan Kennedy |
Redesigning Dropbox’s ways of working 
Take a look at Dropbox’s move to a virtual-first working model, and how the team uses Figma to brainstorm and build remotely. 
Ana Castrillon |
How Kimberly-Clark brings your favorite paper products into your home
As Kimberly-Clark faced changing consumer preferences, stiff competition, and increased production costs, the team embarked on a new initiative to accelerate growth—all centered on their digital presence.
Ana Castrillon |
Making Design Within Reach for online shoppers
As more consumers make buying decisions entirely online, Design Within Reach built a web presence that mimics the brick-and-mortar experience.