Posted on July 23, 2014 Rebecca Ryder Neipris
This is the first blog post in a four-post series about Material Design. This post is a primer covering the basics of Material Design: what and why it is—its (and it's) aesthetic and agenda.
Material Design (“Material,” on Android) is Google’s new universal design language. It’ll debut as part of the new Android “L” mobile operating system. Check out our Lead Android Developer’s I/O 2014 recap for more on that announcement.)
Google’s official Material Design materials are a bit highfalutin and abstract, but the gist is: Material Design is inspired by physical things but is still inspired (“open to imagination and magic”). We already know how to interact with Material Design because it’ll resemble how...Read More