What is material design? 10 pioneering examples

by Christopher Ratcliff
We published our 17 crucial web design trends for 2015 a couple of weeks ago, and this is the first in a series of posts looking at each trend in a more in depth manner. This week, the meeting point between flat design and skeuomorphism: material design. Material design Material design is a visual language created by Google.Read the full article

Material design

Design is the art of considered creation. Our goal is to satisfy the diverse spectrum of human needs. As those needs evolve, so too must our designs, practices, and philosophies. We challenged ourselves to create a visual language for our users that synthesizes the classic principles of good design with the innovation and possibility of technology and science. A material metaphor is the unifying theory of a rationalized space and a system of motion. Our material is grounded in tactile reality, inspired by our study of paper and ink, yet open to imagination and magic. This is material design. (Music: "Fa Fa Fa" by Datarock)