At heart, design systems are all about efficiency. Streamlining tasks, removing redundancies in the process, encouraging communication and collaboration — these money- and time-saving benefits are what makes designs systems so attractive to tech startups and small businesses. How attractive? According to our 2018 UX report, 69% of 3,157 designers surveyed said they were currently(…)
What do you think of faster project turnarounds? How about consistency in all of your products? Does better UX and customer satisfaction sound good to you? This isn’t some new miracle product that’s available to buy — but you can build it yourself. Designs systems are sweeping the tech world right now, with advocates like Trello, Atlassian, Stacks, and Shopify (Check out(…)
In June, we’ve released many features to improve the workflow in UXPin Editor and build better high fidelity prototypes. Details below. Editor and Preview [New] Redesigned properties panel split into separate styling sections. [New] Context top bar menu – allows to group and ungroup the elements, turn them into symbols and open the interactions panel(…)
In May, we’ve focused on the improvements for Design Systems and UXPin Editor. We’ve also released a new version of a Desktop App (1.1). Details below. Editor and Preview [New] Line element.(…)
And now they’re here! From user requests to new features, big and small, we’ve shared some of UXPin’s updates from the last twelve months in one concise form. 1. Shadows You can easily add shadows to the elements and customize their color, opacity, and relative position. It’s possible to combine multiple shadows together or create(…)
In April, we’ve released a Desktop App, a few enhancements to the UXPin Editor and Design Systems, and new versions of the Sketch plugin. Details below. Desktop App That month marked the release of our brand new desktop application that has all the tools you know and love from the original browser version. Download here(…)
How creating Design Systems help solve problems every designer and developer face when scaling up. Not long ago, our CEO, Marcin Treder, wrote a series of posts describing his work in helping to build UXPin’s internal design system. After interviewing leaders in the industry, he concluded that a lack of design consistency was clearly a(…)
In the past two weeks, we’ve released a few enhancements to the Design Systems (restricted access, export Design Systems in new formats), Editor (Pen Tool, resizable left panel), and in-app changelog in the Editor. Details below. Design Systems [New] Restrict access to Design Systems only to your team in UXPin. [New] Export Design Systems with(…)
While it’s not necessarily a visual or interactive trend, design systems undoubtedly influence the look and feel of all the properties they govern. They provide the principles, tools, libraries, and code that create the trends we see on the web today. Design systems are becoming more than a trend—they’re a best practice that will extend(…)
In the past two weeks, we’ve released a few enhancements to the symbols, new version of the Sketch plugin, visual improvements in the Editor, and new features in the Dashboard (iterations from iterations, in-app changelog). Details below. Design Systems [Improvement] Handling local and master symbols’ relations while using undo/redo. [Improvement] Changes in nested symbols are(…)
In the past two weeks, we’ve released a few enhancements to the Design Systems (redesigned Design System Libraries panel and improved notifications about updated/outdated symbols) and to the Editor (introduced copying and pasting styles, layers and search improvements). Details below. Design Systems Redesigned Design System Libraries panel in UXPin Editor Notification about outdated symbol appears(…)
In the first part of February 2018, we’ve released a few improvements to Design Systems (renaming main categories, notification about changed symbols, and improved ghost elements), and the Editor (added lazy loading to the icon section in the properties panel). Details below. Design Systems Rename the main categories in the Design Systems documentation. Added a(…)
In the second part of January 2018, we’ve released many improvements to Design Systems (subpages in custom pages, protection from losing documentation, table element), the Editor (copy-paste of interactions, manual distance measurement, blur, and more), and also a new version of Sketch plugin 4.10.4 with small bug fixes and improvements. Design Systems Add and manage(…)
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In the first week of 2018, we’ve introduced: enhancements to Design Systems, improvements to shortcuts in UXPin Editor, and released new Sketch plugin v.4.10.3. Design Systems New: Colorize stroke for SVG assets. Fixed: Issue with uploading big packs of assets to the Design System Library or Design System documentation. Small bug fixes and visual improvements.
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