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How to Not Freak Out About Material Design

A sane approach to making your app Material

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Maxxxxxxx
Nov 20, 2014 · 6 min read

Should you go Material in the first place?

Let your design principles determine your decision.

Incremental design refreshes save your team time in the long run.

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How to Get Acclimated with Material

Learn Material in theory.

Use Material in practice.

Monitor Material updates & conversations.

Dive In and Get Started

Conduct an App Audit.

Ruthlessly Prioritize!

Here’s What Worked for Us.

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Even small UI refreshes, like increasing the padding of our App Bar and adding subtle animations, can make a big impact.
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Animations are fun! Plus, they feel very at home in Material Design.

Just Stay Focused


What I Learned Building

Stories from people who build things.

Maxxxxxxx

Written by

Maxxxxxxx

Noodler. Little Green Robot Trainer at @Pocket

What I Learned Building

Stories from people who build things. Edited by: @matthendrick, @paperkary, @SpanishCurls, @mhauer, and @dustin. Get updates via twitter @LearnedBuilding.

Maxxxxxxx

Written by

Maxxxxxxx

Noodler. Little Green Robot Trainer at @Pocket

What I Learned Building

Stories from people who build things. Edited by: @matthendrick, @paperkary, @SpanishCurls, @mhauer, and @dustin. Get updates via twitter @LearnedBuilding.

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