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Google's Material Design Awards 2016

Google Announces Material Design Awards 2016

Google has today announced the 2016 winners of the company’s prestigious Material Design Awards. Introduced last year, the Material Design Awards honor the efforts taken by app developers in embracing and embodying the Material Design principles. Announcing this year’s winners on the Google Design blog, Rich Fulcher, the Lead UX Designer @ Google, writes: A design system only comes to life when it’s used to create meaningful experiences. Last year, Google introduced the Material Design Awards to recognize best-in-class achievements...

Black Wallpapers Download

Black — A Dark Wallpaper Series using Shapes and Lights

We haven’t posted about wallpapers in a while here on Beautiful Pixels, so here’s a spiffy new series to get you going. If dark wallpapers are something you desire, you should take a look at Black. Black is a project by Jean-Marc Denis, who is currently the Design manager at Facebook and has previously worked at Google on Inbox and VR projects and is also known for his work on Sparrow — the immensely popular mail client back in the...

Rindle - Simplify Your Workflow

Aggregate and Organize Your Work [Sponsor]

Wouldn’t it be great to have a personal task management app that integrates with the tools you already use, allowing you to seamlessly view all of your tasks on one screen? Rindle does this and more, making it easier than ever to keep your day organized. Your tasks are everywhere: email, to-do apps, project management apps, and collaboration tools… to name a few. Many people are using multiple tools for their personal tasks and projects, which wastes time and complicates...


Moon — Your Personal Lunar Portal

Moon is probably one of the best examples of apps that are part of prestigious ‘one-thing-well‘ club. As the name suggests, Moon is a simple app that helps you keep yourself updated with not just the current moon phase, but also how it will look on a certain date. There’s something calm and serene about Moon’s UI. You tend to keep looking at the moon in the dark sky lit by millions of little stars and other objects. You can...


Amity — An Interactive Chat App for iOS and Android

Amity is a lovingly crafted interactive messaging app for iOS and Android that adds a lot of fun elements to your chats. Debuting just a few of days before iOS 10 was out with the all new iMessages platform, Amity boasts of its own unique approach that make your old, boring, text-only chats much more lively and interactive. It also has the added benefit of being available for Android devices as well, so a lot more of your friends can...

Prisma’s Filter Effects Now Also Available for Video