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@ridd_design

Teaching 3,000+ top designers โ˜ž figma.academy Creating a modern design school โ˜ž @joinDiveClub Founding designer โ˜ž @MavenHQ

3 months ago

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My 10 favorite design details about Threads

Threads has quickly risen to the top tier of my design inspiration list... I'm all in on this product > Slack Here are my 10 favorite design details ๐Ÿ‘‡

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3 months ago

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Dive recap

Today is an exciting day! We've now revealed all of the instructors for @joindiveclub ๐Ÿคฟ So here's a video recap and glimpse into the future of Dive๐Ÿ‘‡

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5 months ago

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9 design takeaways from using Arc

Arc is a masterclass in product design ๐Ÿคฏ It's so inspiring and I feel like we can all learn a TON from how it's designed. So I've been taking all kinds of notes... Here are the 9 design elements that stand out the most ๐Ÿ‘‡

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5 months ago

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Behind-the-scenes of the branding for Dive

I had so much fun jamming with @FonsMans on the branding for Dive ๐Ÿคฟ We started from 0 and it was a heck of a journey... So I thought it might be fun to give a behind-the-scenes look at the entire branding process ๐Ÿ‘‡

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6 months ago

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7 resources for component properties

Want to learn more about component properties? Here are 7 resources to take you from beginner to veteran ๐Ÿ‘‡

I've done my best to order these resources from beginner -> advanced So feel free to jump in at the level that makes sense for you ๐Ÿ’ช Ok here we go...

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6 months ago

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The Family Business:

In the last ~6 months, @figmaacademy has turned into a full-blown FAMILY business :) It feels like one, big, awesome game... And I get to play it every day with the people who mean the most to me. I'm feeling grateful tonight. So I wanted to share the story ๐Ÿ‘‡

I hit launch on the beta program this time last year and passed out shortly after ๐Ÿ’ค I remember being BLOWN away that 10 people signed up while I was sleeping. Then I remembered I had to sprint to my computer to invite them so they didn't think they were scammed lol.

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7 months ago

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Creating "Feed" components

Something I've been doing a lot of recently is creating "Feed" components. They solve 3 main headaches I was tired of dealing with ๐Ÿ‘‡

First, I'll share some context about when this happens and what the headaches are. Then I'll share some specific examples of what my components look like for Maven. Let's dive in ๐Ÿ‘‡

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8 months ago

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How to prototype more efficiently using "Switchboards"

One of my favorite design tactics is creating "Switchboards" in Figma. It's a waaaayy more efficient way of prototyping. Here's how they work ๐Ÿ‘‡

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8 months ago

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How component properties will make us better communicators

By now youโ€™ve probably seen a few of these before/after screenshots like the one below: Pretty incredible, right? Yes, BUT...

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9 months ago

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๐Ÿงต Thread

Component properties are a massive leap forward in Figma. That being said... They're falling short in one big way ๐Ÿ‘‡

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