Figma Best Practices

Dive deep or get a quick dose of our design best practices and Figma tips.

Best Practice Guides

A collection of deep-dive guides to help you make the most of Figma.


Collaborating in FigJam

Learn how to collaborate in FigJam throughout the entire design process—from brainstorm to ship.


Branching in Figma

Branches are exploratory spaces that enable designers to safely try new ideas while preserving the main file. See our recommendations for when branching may (or may not!) be appropriate for your workflow.

Design systems

Creating and organizing Variants

When to use variants, how to use them effectively, and tips for organizing your library.


Team, project, and file organization

A well-organized file structure can save time and make your team more efficient. Learn about some of our favorite organizational workflows, including tips on where to start.

Components | Design Systems | Styles

Components, styles, and shared library best practices

Shared components and style libraries are the cornerstone to producing consistent designs with ease—this guide will help get you up and running.

Getting started | Workflow

Layout Grids in Figma

Learn all the ways to leverage the full power of layout grids, plus a few handy tips.

Tips and tricks

Bite sized reads that will up-level your Figma game. 

Getting started | Workflow

Working with images in Figma

Learn how to import and manipulate images, plus other tips and tricks.

Development | Workflow

Tips for a better developer workflow

A strong collaboration between designers and engineers is critical. These features and tips will help you and your team move from handoff to hand shake.

Design systems | Workflow

Five ways to make the most of your Design System Analytics

Learn how you can use Design System Analytics to make better decisions about what to build and maintain in your design system


Tips for using Constraints in your workflow

Five ways you can start using Constraints in your workflow, ranging from beginner level to intermediate.

Prototyping | Workflow

5 ways to improve your prototyping workflow

Accelerate your prototyping workflow with these handy tips.

Developer | Getting started

Paper Tiger's tips on developer handoff

Learn how to manage assets and specs in one place for a smooth developer handoff.

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