A flexbox grid system built with styled-components and based on the Solved by Flexbox implementation
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A component-based flexbox grid system for React, built with styled-components and based on the Solved by Flexbox implementation.

Why should you use this?

flexomatic aims to be a very simple, lightweight grid system with a flexible API that allows you to get up and running in seconds. It is based on the methodology proposed in Solved by Flexbox, where the goal is to expose a minimal grid system that doesn't weigh the user down with a multitude of options.


  • Each Cell component is the same width by default
  • Full control over individual Cell components, including width and alignment
  • Responsive, with media query support
  • Nested Grids

Getting started

yarn add flexomatic

Note that flexomatic lists styled-components as a peerDependency, therefore it expects you to have styled-components already installed in your project.

import React from 'react'
import { Grid, Cell } from 'flexomatic'

const App = () => (


The parent container that initializes a grid. Think of it like a row in bootstrap.

import { Grid } from 'flexomatic'

<Grid />

Available props


If passed to the Grid component, all Cell children will have a display property of flex.


Sets the flex-direction of the grid. Available options:

  • row (default)
  • row-reverse
  • column
  • column-reverse


Aligns Cell children using the align-items style. Available options:

  • start
  • center
  • end
  • baseline


A string value representing the default space between Cell components, or the "gutters" (default: "1em").


The individual columns of a grid.

import { Cell } from 'flexomatic'

<Cell />

Available props


Assigns an individual Cell's display property to flex. This is useful if you want to make a specific Cell a flex parent without doing so to its siblings.


Explicitly sets the width of a Cell as a percentage value using a number greater than 0 and less than or equal to 1.

  // as number
  <Cell width={1} />    // width: 100%

  <Cell width={1/2} />  // width: 50%

  <Cell width={0.25} /> // width: 25%

You can also use keywords full, half, third, and fourthto set the width.

  // as keyword
  <Cell width="full" /> // width: 100%

  <Cell width="half" /> // width: 50%
keyword Width
full 100%
half 50%
third 33.33%
fourth 25%

Multiple widths

The Cell component supports multiple widths for different screen sizes. You can achieve this by passing an array to the width prop. flexomatic supports 3 screen sizes:

Base Tablet Desktop
768px 1024px

Each item in the array represents a different size.

  // as array
  <Cell width={[base, tablet, desktop]} />

  <Cell width={[1, 0.5, 0.25]} />

  <Cell width={['full', 'half', 'fourth']} />

The examples above will result in the styling:

.Cell {
  width: 100%;

  @media (min-width: 768px) {
    width: 50%;

  @media (min-width: 1024px) {
    width: 25%;

Note that it's not necessary to pass exactly 3 values to the width array, but more than 3 will result in an error.


I'd love to get some feedback and contribution from the community. Feel free to file an issue, create a pull request, or leave some feedback as to how you think this project can be improved! 😄