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A Guide to Material Design

by Josipa Štrok6. July, 2015

When Google presented a new version of its operating system codenamed Android L, the main mantra was Material Design. Have you ever wondered what is Material Design UI? We bring you a guide to material design.

Material Design UI is not just a cosmetic change in the appearance of Android system, which includes a clean layout and typography and different interface. It is a set of rules and guidelines how mobile software should work, and no matter in which device is Android running. The new design language is based on the philosophy that users receive notification in a natural way as with physical objects and to understand the technology they use every day.

Material design borrows from the concepts already applied for print design. The shadows help create a sense of depth where there is none, and correct use can mimic the appearance of papers stacked several layers high. Using the same techniques, modern applications seem to have a sense of depth. Sidebar still comes out on the left side of the screen as before, but now it floats across the action bar at the top of the screen.

Another important thing is to get more from that the user does not need to manage their data, but on the basis of information requests, they receive only those that are required at a given time. So, to put content to the fore. Applying material design, Google believes it can create the model and provide the necessary combination between simplicity and flexibility. You can check a guide to material design made by Google here.

Below we prepared some great material design templates for you:

Material Design Backgrounds

45 abstract colorful material design backgrounds, great for web background, desktop background, presentation background and product display background. In this pack you will find 5 unique backgrounds with 9 color variations + one editable .psd. Download here.

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mistari Material Design Ui Kit

Modern Material Design app For Android. The Design Contains 25 PSD For Different purposes. You can Easly Change Colors and Images with Smart Objects. Download here.

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Material Design Resume

This is a simple, clean and professional resume template which can increase your chances for getting a job. You can use this for printed version or save it as a .PDF file to send this over mail. Download here.

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Material Design UI Kit

This is professional UI kit for web and user interfaces was made in the “Material Design” style, about 30 fully editable and resizable elements. It’s clean, 100% vector, only shapes. Yo can easy modify and customize it. Download here.

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Runek – Material Design WordPress Theme

Runek is perfect multipurpose and responsive WordPress theme with material design concept. You can create, ecommerce store, Blog or Classic Corporate site. Download here.

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Appmate – Material Design App Landing Template

Appmate is a clean and creative Material Design App Landing Template for the app of all platforms. It has a version that display three platforms (Android, iOS and Windows) in a beautiful way. Download here.

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