Plasmic – A Figma Alternative

It supports importing designs from Figma. It provides most of the features for free and unlocks things like more extended version history, analytics, and other special features for teams when you opt for a premium plan. It is not just limited to designing the web pages but also supports A/B testing to experiment and improve the user interaction of your website.

Adobe to Acquire Figma

“Big news in the world of digital creative tech: Adobe today announced that it would acquire Figma for $20 billion, taking out one of its biggest rivals in the realm of digital design. The deal is a mix of cash and stock, Adobe said. The deal is expected to close in 2023, “subject to the receipt of required regulatory clearances and approvals and the satisfaction of other closing conditions, including the approval of Figma’s stockholders.”

Read More: Adobe snaps up Figma for $20B

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Figma was a unique brand with a large, active and helpful community.
There was a free version for people who were learning and just starting out.

Organization as Designed System

With all the time and effort we dedicate to component libraries, imagine what we could do if we focused on co-creating decision systems across our organizations.

Google UX Design Certificate

“The low-cost design certificate is well worth considering for those looking to break into the user experience (UX) design job market—or anyone curious about the overarching concept of UX design.”

Dari of Darius Design recently completed the 7 month, Google UX Design course just to clarify and brush up. She has been in the industry for over 20 years. It was a great way to refine ideas and processes. And it is very useful, if you wish to break into this field. It is very comprehensive. Learn the tools Figma and Adobe XD. Well worth the time and small amount of money. Highly recommended.

Read more: Is the Google UX Design Certificate worth it?

Genome Color Tool

Genome Color Tool, a web app developed to create brand-specific palettes for a variety of Color Systems.

Genome Color Space is an Open-Source Color Tool for Color Systems. It was created to be Simple, Effective, Universal, Extensible, and WCAG Compliant. Its purpose is to help designers create brand-specific Color Systems from existing style-guides and easily facilitate white-labeling at scale.

The Genome Color Tool

Ways to Help Ukraine


WaystoHelpUkraine.org recently created by Darius Design. The purpose: To create a place where people can easily find the best ways to help Ukraine. Visit the Ways to Help Ukraine website.