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446: Grab Bag, Vol. 3

August 29, 2022

This week, we share our preferred naming convention for design files and react to the new Gmail redesign.

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This week, we share our preferred naming convention for design files and react to the new Gmail redesign.

  • SingYu Lam asks on Twitter: do you guys prefer a certain naming convention when naming Figma layers and components? Like lowerCamelCase, UpperCamelCase, etc?
  • Will Hsu asks on GitHub: So, earlier this year, Google revealed a new Gmail design, and lately they begin rolling out the new Gmail design to users as their default option. And there are discussions around the Internet... many feel the new design is not really better, and I did notice there are many design details missed 👀, like spacing, use of color, choice of the font...etc (not sure if it's mediocre development or just design ). I found it a little entertaining reading those reactions (trolling the new design mostly...) but as a designer also feel bad for the team behind this.😅 Wonder what are you folks' take and reaction on this update, and what changes you would like to see or make?

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