Chapter    1

Why Sketch?

Congratulations! You’ve made the decision to start using Sketch to design for iOS. This is a big decision. You may or may not be aware of the controversy currently brewing in the design community. What controversy you ask? The one of whether to use what has been the industry standard for years, Adobe Photoshop, or a new, smaller, and faster alternative called Sketch.

Lately, many designers have opted for Sketch, which was once a little-known graphics software program by Bohemian Coding, a Dutch software development firm from The Hague. Many have incorporated the app into their design workflow. These designers include Khoi Vihn, the internationally known graphic designer and former Design Director of the New York Times ...

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