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The Sketch Handbook by Smashing Magazine, Christian Krammer

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Chapter 11Export The Category Icons

Now that we have finished all of the icons for the different categories of sights, we can shift our focus to something else: preparing them to be used in production. In an ideal world, you should always aim for SVG format, because it’s resolution independent and only one size is needed. However, I still want to say a few words about PNG.

Border or No Border?

One thing we need to decide on before the icons can be exported is whether they should have a border. On the “Article” page, we’ve used a border so far, but there are occasions when no border would be appropriate; for example, when putting an icon on a dark background or when setting the border directly in the CSS. In this case, we can leave everything as ...

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