"I do think jobs will change" – Figma on the future of design and AI

Figma logo and Diagram logo
Figma just acquired AI company Diagram (Image credit: Figma)

At last month's Config event in San Francisco, collaborative web design platform announced a bunch of exciting new features for designers, including Variables and a brand new Dev Mode. It also announced that it has acquired Diagram, "one of the most promising startups building at the intersection of design and AI." 

Diagram grew from a GPT-3-generated Figma plugin created by founder Jordan Singer, which could create design ideas from a single prompt. According to Figma's VP of Product Design, Noah Levin, the tools sent #DesignTwitter ablaze.

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Daniel John
Senior News Editor

Daniel John is Senior News Editor at Creative Bloq. He reports on the worlds of art, design, branding and lifestyle tech (which often translates to tech made by Apple). He joined in 2020 after working in copywriting and digital marketing with brands including ITV, NBC, Channel 4 and more.