How to use icon fonts in your mobile apps

Designing for mobile can become complex quite quickly. Due to the variety of different screen sizes and pixel densities, it's almost impossible to provide pixel- perfect visuals for native apps.

When it comes to designing icons for mobile apps, we have to face two aspects of the design process. On the bright side, there is the actual design of the icons, ie pushing pixels to create attractive visuals that help people understand and be delighted by your interface. On the dark side though, there is tedious bureaucracy. Once your masterpieces are composed, you will have to slice, organise, optimise and adapt your work throughout each and every project to allow developers to apply the visuals for all the different target devices.

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