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Tom Lowry @negativespaceca Toronto, Canada

Designer Advocate @figmadesign. Digital designer. Also likes front-end dev, cycling, and woodworking.

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@miggi Great emblem! @BlakeFolgado Also thanks for using Themer ❤️. @BlakeFolgado I thought about it! I just becomes a bit more complex if you want to customize the icons etc. Figured… https://t.co/Nv38JW4tXx @AoiroStudio Will do another Tweet as soon as it's available :) Just waiting on approval. @BlakeFolgado Making the plugin customizable in the UI is a lot of extra work, and becomes more challenging to make… https://t.co/WrRYd8HX3F @darianrosebrook Thank you and @MattixNow for the suggestion. The plugin is still in review, but I added this confi… https://t.co/AGCCgxNyio
3/30
2020
I just open-sourced our implementation for a Slack bot to automatically post Figma file updates. Now your team can… https://t.co/8TsC7VgMec
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3/29
2020
If you had wanted to attend last week's @figmadesign webinar 🎬 where we covered Remote Design Critiques but missed… https://t.co/t2m1HBVNgT
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3/28
2020
@travishines Last time I went I had to ask 2-3 ppl to unlock a display case and then have my purchase (a $9 spark p… https://t.co/w9d3OpseaQ @Kr1sSchultz @rsms @nimprojects I think I would like to do this but with no voice UI. Just classic E-Type style tog… https://t.co/yVNdsFDmzL @josealvarezn @RemusBaltariu @fredyatesiv @skuwamoto @figmadesign Fill* 😅 @hyumankind @allisongrayce Yeah :(. Don’t get in the habit of checking it regularly. I had to stop. @josealvarezn @RemusBaltariu @fredyatesiv @skuwamoto @figmadesign I believe this is due to limitation with the svg… https://t.co/8cVg7cM9GT @allisongrayce Is that in an iframe or something? When you go to the source it’s much better suited on mobile: https://t.co/6WEP0Y17pS
3/27
2020
Illustration, brand, and visual design, and in addition to her many other talents, BK is one of the nicest and most… https://t.co/tSLTUnyAt7Just pushed an update to our @figmadesign plugin - Click on GIFs/SVGs imported from LottieFiles to go straight to… https://t.co/BjhH8N781b
Retweeted by Tom Lowry @adrianmg So curious if the canons will shoot the round 1x1 pieces. IIRC they were spring loaded in Europe but in N… https://t.co/ygwjUlzE60 @fredyatesiv @skuwamoto @figmadesign Holding option when clicking the node with the pen tool also does this. You sh… https://t.co/EFX9Unet1x
3/25
2020
@osedmave @emanuelelivi You can find it here if interested (the latter is already setup as a dependency on the firs… https://t.co/xqAi7hFHB1 @osedmave @emanuelelivi The code to interact with the canvas is JS and for the front end I started using Svelte (wh… https://t.co/8HR0EV70H6 @emanuelelivi I submitted yesterday morning! It’s in the plugin review process now. Keep you posted. @joshhemsley @nlevin @mikeindustries This has been my experience too. Going out for a couple hours of heads down ti… https://t.co/DdnZtcL4IN @nlevin Interestingly enough, as an always remote person, our company wide virtual meetings have been even more up… https://t.co/z46HsqfVgw @KorthTweets I have this monitor, and it has been pretty decent. But every so often I get an odd glitchy flash of t… https://t.co/SfcRu17iT7
3/24
2020
@kaelig 😂 specifically tried to avoid using the word final. It’s cursed! @djezyon Anyone can see them as they are rendered on the canvas. Only editors can change the status though. Status… https://t.co/hDKr1BXfCf @iamsimonsmale @figmadesign Thanks Simon! Keep you posted!As a part of it, I've made a huge write-up about all Figma plugins that I've built so far. Take a look, if you want… https://t.co/FjWVNHBfgO
Retweeted by Tom Lowry @jayhxmo @rogie @figmadesign Video probably helps: https://t.co/Ax4ofXbDDh @jayhxmo @rogie @figmadesign You can click round the image fill to select the fill, and then hit cmd + c to click i… https://t.co/GdMaU3kk7l @TheBethDesigner @rogie I've submitted it. Guidelines are generally 5-7ish days. Not sure what the queue is like bu… https://t.co/CrPGL4SaCy @moeamaya Just waiting on approval—keep you posted when available. @jhrtn I will publish the source code before it's officially approved if you want to give it a spin/customize! keep you posted! @FilipBCreates Manipulating the Figma UI/layers panel isn't possible at this point in time. @JuanArreguin @flySFO Good luck and stay safe!In case anyone noticed, "Approved" is listed twice, the last item is supposed to be "Complete" 😅Actually one more thing: all of the statuses get added as shared meta data that is available via the REST API, in c… https://t.co/kGeaTlMe7NOne more thing! I tried to be pretty explicit about my thought process during the design in this file on the Figma… https://t.co/dNpLbpYyBWKeep you all posted when "Status Annotations" is available to install.Everyone has different workflows and steps in their process. So I made the plugin really easy to configure. All you… https://t.co/UjxJ9ufh54There are a couple plugins that did this but I wanted to add a few features: • enable user to easily change status… https://t.co/IxaS0qkZEnNeeded something to distract me this weekend, so I built a plugin I've been meaning to make for a long time. This i… https://t.co/QVQKwBjGZR
3/23
2020
@jereswinnen Been thinking a lot about this too.
3/22
2020
@josephbergdoll Felt this watching people (on the news) line up IRL to buy a Nintendo game in Toronto this morning.🤦‍♂️
3/21
2020
COME HELL OR HIGH WATER WE'RE DOING THIS @figmadesign BATTLE. LET'S A GO! TUNE IN HERE: https://t.co/aLC2LAl8Ce https://t.co/QZQXGFRpVW
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3/20
2020
🙌 This was a much needed break from everything to have some fun with this. https://t.co/6efBycnGCL
3/19
2020
We went a little off the rails with our dot voting in @figmadesign during @googlenest first all-virtual design spri… https://t.co/gY4QUlmePl
Retweeted by Tom Lowry @kyleturman Definitely stress-are half a bag of dill pickle chips today. (With chopsticks, a life-changing tip brou… https://t.co/v1kfEw6jiq
3/18
2020
@teodecu @rogie @figmadesign It is available now! Plugin developers need to make use of the API for it to display.… https://t.co/58bkPfA9rl @brian_lovin @_ryannystrom @elisealix22 @_IronHam @NaomiPlasterer @no_itsbackpack @_eliperkins It's so good!Designers! I'm live designing in @figmadesign at 12pm MST. Today, I'm designing some fun dice games that y'all ca… https://t.co/atOrBrfffc
Retweeted by Tom LowryHi! Facilitating a distributed ideation session for the first time? We got you. Here's an ideation kit that can… https://t.co/mivzcOXAsE
Retweeted by Tom Lowry @joshhemsley @dovydasgut @arronhunt If you have a bunch of frames/components selected, just press enter to select a… https://t.co/GwF8oWWtON @craigseanhooper That sounds amazing!!! Well, heres to hoping everyone gets healthy and Pete can do a tour for his new album. @craigseanhooper Ahhh! That must have so cool!Discovering that the first Sonic Boom album in 30 years is coming out has been a welcome break from the rest of today's news. @Ridderingand @karrisaarinen @figmadesign As long as the styles share the same names. Each them can be in its own l… https://t.co/izV3JfLbaC
3/17
2020
@karrisaarinen @figmadesign In case this helps, you could use my plugin to automate this: https://t.co/NgrAOgLV0Yhttps://t.co/N0j8s08MKn @rogie 🙌
3/16
2020
@jereswinnen @rsms @jtaby @morganknutson @sdw You can disable this. Hope this helps! https://t.co/t5wssAcaEy
3/15
2020
Today used some Smart Animate and keyboard shortcuts to trigger interactions in @figmadesign. Super good, fast to c… https://t.co/qTZxJZlVRV
Retweeted by Tom Lowry @nlevin Always forget to proofread. Would love an edit function to fix typos that gives me a 5 min window 😓 @nlevin I had the similar issue, not quite kitchen—but my office is sort of in this hallway at the top of the stair… https://t.co/bzjHUvUsJW @nlevin Really like my Sayl and found it for a good price at a used office supply store.
3/13
2020
@thomasheartman @rogie @figmadesign HMU if you have any questions. Make sure you publish your styles first and this… https://t.co/U1sbSjbI25 @francois_bach Nelson platform bench ftw @DanRovito @joeyabanks Just wanted you to know that I have corrected my inaccurate depiction of Canada. https://t.co/ezEl6dFg9J
3/12
2020
One thing that has been really fun while working on this with @rogie, has been being really explicit about out thou… https://t.co/1wIoJyUMSzYou can find the raw in-progress work, and our plan here. We'll be publishing updates regularly too!… https://t.co/IIgKibqNY0Having so much fun with this idea! Thanks to all who voted—we would love your contributions if you want to particip… https://t.co/mIwbfeqdfGSo cool to see teams building bespoke tools specific to their workflows and their design system to work faster! https://t.co/BOoUwF6R59 @ChrisFerdinandi What would you say is the best method to do this with an array of objects? For instance to see if… https://t.co/5IJ6sZ7jUD @aalexdee @skuwamoto @figmadesign @adispezio You can almost taste the grapefruit. @moeamaya Congrats, Moe! @TheWifiPirate @tobamese ❤️
3/11
2020
@skuwamoto @carmeldea @mg @figmadesign 100% accurate. There are 38 books piled on my desk 😭 (can’t find the perfect book shelf) @TheWifiPirate @tobamese Lol I had no idea 😂 @TheWifiPirate Don’t have a concrete answer in terms of an out of the box solution, but all comments are available… https://t.co/l9eVvBFjCa @kristenmoninger @joeyabanks Have you played Overcooked 2 together? @fionaosaurusrex @figmadesign You can do this in prototype mode but this is a great idea!So good! https://t.co/Za6w05k8Nq @roflwtfbbq @rsms In case it is helpful, there is also a slack workspace full of creators working on cool plugins t… https://t.co/yV7JJNQvO6So its been a year since the book launched. And it's high time we counted the pennies. Pleased to say we've managed… https://t.co/UrsUvGFD37
Retweeted by Tom Lowry @aalexdee 👀👀 @wesbos Also, good luck getting someone from Air Canada on the phone. Impossible.
3/10
2020
@JuanArreguin @uhaul Look at that! 😂Lots of solid designers (+ other roles) at @ManagedbyQ are looking for what's next. If you're hiring, here's the sp… https://t.co/oAZLqEFAeZ
Retweeted by Tom Lowry @zyumbik @GaurangAlat @joeyabanks @rogie @rsms 's Scripter plugin is also another great way to get familiar with th… https://t.co/hjfpM1iUUp @GaurangAlat @joeyabanks @rogie @zyumbik My first plugin was Themer, releasing that into the wild was pretty exhila… https://t.co/lGhP4qOxhS @GaurangAlat @joeyabanks @rogie Great suggestions from @zyumbik. Try to build a plugin that will help YOU first. It… https://t.co/hoXt6VigjF
3/9
2020
@MattDeLuco @StarbucksCanada I don't really get it. I always opt for plates and mugs when I come to a bit of work d… https://t.co/qm3qnWfpS9And another design problem: no universal lid size. How many people touch the wrong lid first and put it back? Do th… https://t.co/qYHHUy0tMoSo @StarbucksCanada is not serving in ceramic "for here" mugs due to COVID19...but I still have to go to the "out i… https://t.co/3numHrKzDiJust updated my @figmadesign flipbook plugin, now I can create animation from open peeps project by @pablostanley,… https://t.co/M4P5JjBuwT
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3/7
2020
@katarinabatina @googlefonts @ThunderNixon Ah! No plans on my end, but you know Inter is open source... *hint hint*
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3/6
2020

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