Designer. Tutor. Created Cabana Design System for Sketch https://cabanadesignsystem.com & Figma https://cabanaforfigma.com

A collection of 34 tips to help improve your designs instantly.

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Mint green background with the words ‘The UI and UX Tips Collection’ in black, over the top of it

1. Make your elements appear more defined with a subtle border.


A small selection of tips to help you keep those large Sketch files in great shape.

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Close up of an iPhone X screen showing custom icons
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1. Rename, and organise those Layers often. Your sanity will thank you.


Small, and easy to put into practice tips to help improve your typographic knowledge.

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Two examples side by side with different Typefaces


More small and easy to put into practice tips to improve your designs.

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Two mobile design examples side by side with different font styles


Colour Variables, Components View and more, make 69 one of the best versions yet. Let me share my thoughts…

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The words ‘Sketch 69’ in large letters set against a dark background

Colour Variables


I wanted to share with you a few more plugins that have helped speed up my workflow in Figma.

A red, and black coloured plug, sat on a black table
A red, and black coloured plug, sat on a black table
Image Credit: Anh Nhat (Unsplash) — https://unsplash.com/@anhnhat1205


I wanted to share with you some of the plugins that have helped speed up my workflow in Figma.

A red, and black coloured plug, sat on a black table
A red, and black coloured plug, sat on a black table
Image Credit: Anh Nhat (Unsplash) — https://unsplash.com/@anhnhat1205


The 8pt Grid is one of the most commonly used Layout Grid Systems there is, and for very good reason.

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Yellow background with the words ‘8 point grid’ in large, black type

Ok. So what is a point (pt) exactly?


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Moon against the blackness of space
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Allow the message of your site or app room to breathe.


More small and easy to put into practice tips to improve your designs.

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Product shots of furniture with various coloured backgrounds

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