How Do I Create a Desktop View in Figma?

Creating a Desktop view in Figma is an essential part of the design process. Figma is a powerful design tool that allows you to create and collaborate on designs from any device.

It can be used to create high-fidelity prototypes, mockups, and user interfaces for desktop, web, and mobile applications. With Figma, you can easily create a Desktop view of your designs with just a few clicks.

In order to create a Desktop view in Figma, the first step is to select the artboard where you want to add the Desktop view. Once the artboard has been selected, click on the ‘+’ icon at the top right of your screen and select ‘Desktop View’ from the dropdown menu. This will open up a window where you can customize your Desktop view.

In this window you can choose which components of your design you would like to include in your Desktop view. You can choose from various options such as font size, background color, screen size and more.

You can also adjust other settings such as zoom level and grid settings. Once all of your settings are adjusted to your preferences, click ‘Create’ to finish creating your Desktop view.

Once you have created your Desktop view in Figma, it is important to style it accordingly for an optimal user experience. You can style each element in your design by selecting it individually or by using global style overrides if multiple elements require similar styling. When styling individual elements such as buttons or text boxes you can use basic styling tools such as bolding text or adding borders.


Creating a Desktop view in Figma is an easy process that allows for quick prototyping and collaboration with other designers on projects. By following these steps and using basic styling tools available within Figma, you will be able to create stunning desktop views that are optimized for usability and aesthetic appeal.