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Are you designing with the right keyboard?

A guide to iOS and Android keyboards.

Android 14’s AI-generated wallpapers might be its coolest new feature

Google’s AI-generated text-to-image diffusion model makes a small but fun appearance in Android 14’s wallpaper menu.

Introducing the Android UI design hub

We are thrilled to announce the launch of the Android Design Hub — the ultimate resource for building exceptional Android UI.

Hey, check out this egg-laying wool-milk-pig: said no one ever

How designing for customization leads to inclusion on Wikipedia.

Material Design 3

Guidelines and breakdown of everything in v3 of the Material design system, aka Material You, first appearing in the new Android 12 OS.

In search of the perfect search for Wikipedia

The Wikipedia Android app team improved a core feature: searching for articles. Along the way, they experienced a surprise.

32 Design Differences between iOS and Android Apps

Adapting an app’s design to another platform is crucial. But what exactly sets design for iOS and Android apart? Let’s see.

A pop of color and more: updates to Android's brand

Back in 2014, we updated our logo and brand color, and this year, we’re introducing a more modern, accessible look.

600 Vector Devices for SketchSponsored

Fully customizable mockups for creating beautiful app presentations. Available in a massive Sketch library, plus a free plugin.

Animating on a Schedule

I was recently part of a great team working on the Google I/O 2018 Android app.

Android 9 Pie

Android 9 Pie harnesses the power of AI for a truly intuitive experience.

Restitching Plaid

What do you do when the API your app is getting data from changes or you need to start supporting new features?

Playing with Paths

I recently helped out with a hero animation in an app used to track and reward progress.

Android Color Management: What Developers and Designers Need to Know

In the recent Oreo release, Android gained initial support for color management  - which helps match color outputs across devices.

Designing Funk Run for Android

Helping you find nearby people to run with

Android - 8.0 Oreo

Smarter, faster, more powerful and sweeter than ever. The newest release from Android.

Designing Adaptive Icons

Android O introduces a new app icon format: adaptive icons.

A Primer on Android navigation

Any vehicle someone uses to move between scenes in your interface - that's navigation.

Redesigning Android Emoji

Since the days of Android KitKat, our emoji have grown to over 2,000 characters with only subtle changes in style. With the proliferation of high density screens and new messaging use cases, we decided it was time to give our emoji an overhaul.

Yoga: A cross-platform layout engine

The open-source layout engine allows product engineers to build layouts quickly for multiple platforms.