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Icons designed on an 8pt based grid will scale perfectly.
If you want to use icons in a different size, one recommendation is to design on a 16 x 16 pixel grid or a 20 x 20 grid. This way, you're covered for any size:16, 20, 24, 32, 40 etc.
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We use small artboards while the devices we design for are huge. For example:
... using the extended framework for the 8pt grid: Typography, Icons and Layout.
The 8 point grid is the best go-to grid and can be applied to most digital design projects, especially product design.
The standard Bootstrap grid is a 12 column layout, with a 15px margin on each side of the column, resulting in a 30px gutter between columns plus 15px to the left and right of the grid.
The entirety of the grid is called Container. A container can be either fluid or responsive in size. A f...
While the font sizes can vary and move away from the 8 multiplication, the line height will not.
For example, the Paragraph font size can be 15 pixels, but the line height should be a multiplication of 8, so 24px is an acceptable value.
Rows should be 8px tall.
Maintaining a vertical rhythm when designing for mobile (web or apps) is vital since there isn’t much horizontal rhythm to work with.
A typographic system that is designed based on the 8pt grid will sit wonderfully on an 8pt vertical grid.
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