April 13, 2015
I am an apple guy. I have been since I got my first Mac when I was 16. I’m typing this on a MacBook Pro that’s sitting beside my iPhone 6. So when Google announced it’s new design language, Material Design, at Google I/O in June I quickly disregarded the announcement.
But as time went on and Google products that I regularly used began adapting the look, I started questioning what it meant to me as a user and to the design world as a whole.
What is Material Design?
Google defines Material Design as “design by seeking to build experiences that surprise and enlighten our users in equal measure.” In a nutshell, it’s a refreshing, simplified design language that encourages interaction and implies depth. Here’s why I believe in it:
It Will Bring Uniformity to Google Products Across Devices
By Jordan Crone