Design System Sketch files, Two years later

SimilarWeb design assets architecture, explained and revisited

Tamir Pomerantz
Nov 29, 2019 · 8 min read

Whenever I talk about Sketch before the age of Sketch libraries I feel like going into an explanation of a strange hack that everyone did with icons and layer fills:

Before you could use layer styles overrides in symbols (Version 51, July 10 2018), we used to create small symbols that are just coloured squares, and used icons and buttons as masks for these symbols. It’s less complicated than it sounds. That way you could easily…