Tagged: material design

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...

Flamingo for Twitter

Sam Ruston, the indie designer & developer from UK behind award winning Android apps like Weather Timeline, Cookbook and Flip — Currency Converter has now brought us Flamingo — a really gorgeous Twitter app for Android. Much like his other apps, Flamingo sports a bold and striking UI. It’s got a very fun and cheerful feel to it and is one of the nicest Twitter apps for Android that I’ve played with. You can undertake a fair bit of customization...

Phonograph is a Gorgeous Music Player for Android

Ever since Google announced Material Design with Android 5.0 Lollipop, we’ve seen a lot of 3rd party apps adopt those design guidelines for their User Interface. While some apps have transformed their old boring design into a somewhat refreshing new look, we’ve been especially happy looking at apps that have been built from the group up with Material Design in mind. Phonograph (previously called Gramophone) is one such music player app for Android that is absolutely gorgeous to look at....

Weather Timeline

We heard from a lot of our readers who asked about Android apps on Beautiful Pixels. No, we haven’t stopped writing about Android apps here, in fact we’ve been pretty excited about what designers do with Material Design and how they utilize Google’s new design philosophy in their apps. We’ve been playing with a few Android apps over the last few weeks and some of them have left us very impressed. Weather Timeline is one of the apps that managed...

Google Calendar for iOS

Google has just released a standalone, native Google Calendar app for iPhone. The company had released a refreshed app for Android a few months ago and has been made available for iPhone on the App Store today. Although we’ve only managed to play with it for a few minutes, it does manage to leave us very impressed. The app supports not just Google accounts, but also works with your iCloud, Yahoo, Exchange or other CalDAV accounts that you have already...

The Highlight 2014 — Material Design Apps

The pace at which Android design has been improving since Android 4.1 is pretty mindblowing. Google has consistently been pushing out quality updates to their widely used apps on Android and iOS in the last few months. Last year we featured our favourite iOS 7 redesigns. This year iOS design has taken a back seat to bringing some much needed improvement to the core OS features. Android on the other hand has finally gotten a proper design language that many...