Nick M

Nick M

Seattle, WA Experience Designer Joined over 1 year ago

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  • Posted to React course focused on Framer X?, Jul 12, 2018

    I attended one of their meetups and got to see a sneak peek at the new Framer X. while im sure a lot is in flux, knowing React could be useful. that being said I would caution producing anything until you see how they're using React, I think you'll be very surprised, i know i was.

    0 points
  • Posted to Native Sketch Dark Mode Confirmed, Jun 05, 2018

    So all this time, they've not been able to implement a dark mode because of OSX? That's either crazy, or lazy. It begs the question, what else cant they do because of their deep roots to OSX.

    0 points
  • Posted to InVision Studio App Maker Program, in reply to Andy Stone , May 24, 2018

    You're totally right. The desktop is here to stay for a while. I just hope its not design that holds back the digital evolution because our tools are the problem.

    0 points
  • Posted to InVision Studio App Maker Program, May 24, 2018

    Studio has pretty much all the features I can think we'd use and more! But its still pretty slow and breaks down with just a few simple screens. Im sure in time it'll get faster, but its still Figma for us.

    I love that windows is being considered, but I still wonder what the master plan is here. Are these tools just racing to cover adobe's lost real estate of the desktop? that doesn't seem like a long term strategy. What if Apple shakes the earth and makes the desktop irrelevant. or if VR/AR start taking off, will 3D be the new screen design.

    Currently, web tools excite our team, because of the limitless access. I have so many more important things to do than install software, keep it up to date, worry about it breaking my work. With every plugin we use, we increase our dependency on another 3rd party, if support stops or the Application pivots our workflow is disturbed.

    Studio is exciting, and more competition is always good for consumers. I just hope that the game that tools companies are playing is sustainable.

    7 points
  • Posted to Sketch artboard actual size, May 20, 2018

    make sure you're not exporting at 2X. double check your export settings in the properties panel.

    5 points
  • Posted to AMA: All About Text in Adobe XD, in reply to Kyle Galle , Dec 18, 2017

    a little bit of both. I think the root of our problem is that we've already built a LOT of our design systems and style guides in Sketch. we're not opposed to making the change, we just need a way to transfer those easily. Figma has a sketch converter that is really nice. because of its cross-platform capabilities XD has a huge leg up on sketch for the enterprise world (macs are very rare).

    -also personally i REALLY cant use the low contrast artboard background. i would really like to see an option to change that, or just offer a dark UI

    2 points
  • Posted to AMA: All About Text in Adobe XD, in reply to Kyle Galle , Dec 18, 2017

    I use them a lot for financial dashboards with citations, formulas and in some cases a notifications.

    1 point
  • Posted to AMA: All About Text in Adobe XD, Dec 18, 2017

    Not sure if its in the roadmap, but i find myself using Superscript and Subscript quite a bit. text editing is lacking in most of these screen design tools, so its nice to see the XD team taking this seriously.

    0 points
  • Posted to Use After effects animation in Framer , Oct 27, 2017

    This has been out for a little while now, and it continues to get better and better. if you'd like to see how something like this can be used in a live environment check out Lottie.

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  • Posted to Introducing Framer Export, Oct 19, 2017

    This is super rad. exciting to see how this tool has evolved in just under a year since i bought it.

    when does this come out. i just looked for an update and I dont see the ability to export artboards or assets.

    next release, can you please add a line tool, and a pen tool. framer shouldnt be restricted to just boxes and circles!

    1 point
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