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Designer. Tutor. Created Cabana Design System for Figma https://cabanaforfigma.com & Sketch https://cabanadesignsystem.com
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1. Make your elements appear more defined with a subtle border.


2 ‘Empty State’ examples. One shown with a short paragraph of text, and the other with helpful text and a button to guide you.


2 Typography examples. Both using a 4pt Baseline Grid for measuring line spacing between the text.


2 Mobile design examples. One shown without a Tab Bar, and the other with a visible Tab Bar.

1. Try to keep the Tab Bar a constant within your Mobile App.


2 Card design examples. One showing a title with a lot of line height, and the other with much less line height applied.

1. It’s ok the bend the rules sometimes when it comes to Type Scales and Grids.


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Checking out the Figma interface.


2 Card design examples. One with non-matching shapes, text styles etc., and the other with matching shapes, text styles etc.

1. Be consistent with your design elements.


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2 Card design examples. One with mismatching text styles, and the other with text styles that have the correct weight, colour and size together.

1. Want to speak in a more informal tone? Try going all lowercase.


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Marc Andrew

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