Best home for design community?

over 3 years ago from , Founder

Hey guys,

We are in the middle of creating a user community for our online design service (finally).

Slack/Reddit/Discourse/Spectrum/Fb/Custom forum/Telegram/.../

What is the best place for it? What do you prefer? What are the best UX/UI products communities you are part of?

Great thanks! Paul


  • Braden HammBraden Hamm, over 3 years ago

    Personally, I like Facebook groups. I'm in a few FB groups and it's easy to use, most people have FB, and it has a lot of features.

    The downside is some people want to remain anonymous.

    6 points
  • Taylor PalmerTaylor Palmer, over 3 years ago

    I’ve really enjoyed Spectrum for tools like Figma.

    • Public
    • Searchable
    • Upvote and comment features
    • Threads
    5 points
    • Paul Mit, over 3 years ago

      Thanks! Strange that they limited the ways of signing up: only with Github account. Some kind of strange limitation.

      1 point
      • Ben Grace, 3 years ago

        I believe Github bought Spectrum. As I understand it, all premium features are now free because of the acquisition.

        1 point
        • Paul Mit, 3 years ago

          Yes, but to create Spectrum account you should create additional Github. Double registration for new users, looks like hard UX.

          0 points
    • May Me, 3 years ago

      I didn't know it exist, thanks

      0 points
  • Stanislav P, over 3 years ago

    I prefer telegram groups

    3 points
  • Thomas Michael SemmlerThomas Michael Semmler, 3 years ago

    I don't think this is the question you need to be asking. You should ask, why people look for these communities and what function they perform for them. If you have that answer, you will automatically have the answer for this question here.

    2 points
    • Paul Mit, 3 years ago

      Agree. The community around our product already exists, so we answered the original question. Now it's up to the technology, to find a public place to move communications from our online support.

      0 points
  • Thanasis RigThanasis Rig, over 3 years ago

    I was looking for the same thing the other day, I only found this one https://discord.gg/7UHMB63 it's pretty new but I some more people joined it could be good.

    Take care.

    2 points
  • Paul Mit, 3 years ago

    Finally, we've chosen Spectrum. Thanks, everybody.

    0 points