Design

Create intuitive and beautiful products with Material Design.

Material Theming
Material Theming

Guidelines

Material Theming

Learn how to customize Material Design to change the look and feel of your UI, expressing brand and style through elements like color, shape, typography, and iconography.

Make your own Material theme
Make your own Material theme

Design Tutorial

Make your own Material theme

Learn how to build a custom theme from start to finish, using the Material Theme Editor and Sketch.

What’s new

The latest Material Design updates and guidance

DEC 4, 2018

Examples of shape

Material studies updated to reflect expanded guidance on shape.

DEC 4, 2018

You need a shape system

Medium article about using shape to enhance brand expression, direct attention, and reinforce interactions.

OCT 30, 2018

Bottom navigation

Updated guidance about differences in navigation behavior between Android and iOS.

Material articles

Make progress faster, with these helpful articles.

System icons
System icons

System icons

System icons symbolize common actions, files, devices, and directories. Each icon is reduced to its minimal form, expressing essential characteristics.

Generate custom color palettes
Generate custom color palettes

Generate custom color palettes

Craft a unique color scheme for your brand with this online tool.

The type system
The type system

The type system

Use typography to present your design and content as clearly and efficiently as possible.

Harness the power of shape
Harness the power of shape

Harness the power of shape

Shapes can direct attention, identify components, communicate state, and express brand.

Material studies

Get inspired by the ways Material adapts to different kinds of brands and digital products – from travel apps to e-commerce and email.

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Design for retail
Design for retail

Design for retail

Learn how Material can be used in retail products by diving into the details of Shrine, a lifestyle and fashion app.

Travel treatment
Travel treatment

Travel treatment

Discover the ways Material was used to design and build Crane, a travel app for managing trips.

Crafting communication
Crafting communication

Crafting communication

Material can be used in communication and planning products. Learn how with Reply, an efficient email app.