About our Material studies

Material studies showcase the flexibility of Material Theming and components to create expressive and unique apps.


Use Material studies to inspire your own adoption of Material Theming and components.

These studies explore real-world design and product limitations through the examination of a set of fictional apps, each designed with unique properties and use cases. Each study illustrates how multiple design decisions are made and how different brands express themselves across a variety of product categories, including retail, music, productivity, finance, on-demand services, and education.

A dedicated page explains the rationale behind each Material study’s design, the choice of components, and how each study uses Material Theming.

Principles

To highlight the capabilities Material Theming has to offer, each Material study expresses a different brand. To ensure Material Theming and components address as many...

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Expressive

To highlight the capabilities Material Theming has to offer, each Material study expresses a different brand.

Diverse

To ensure Material Theming and components address as many product needs as possible, the Material studies represent different types of products.

Reality-based

To replicate real products as closely as possible, each study identifies users, displays functional user flows, and applies real-world restrictions.