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The 8pt Grid: Consistent Spacing in UI Design with Sketch



Published on | Prototyping: From UX to Front End — Medium Chris Godby Spacing is everything in UI design. Forget colour, forget typography. Nail the spacing and you’re half way there. Why? It improves data consumption through better legibility It provides customers with a more consistent user experience It eliminates guesswork and decision fatigue whilst designing and developing It drives consistent scalability It conveys meaning by giving elements a visual hierarchy If you’re a designer, you’re output will just… look better. Setup a spacing system🌌 I use Sketch app to design user interfaces but