App Design Guides

We want everyone to be able to design and build beautiful and usable apps for Ubuntu on the phone. That’s why we made these guides.

get_startedGet started

Familiarise yourself with the essentials before designing an app. Design vision ›

styleStyle

Make your app look beautiful using our Ubuntu font. Typography ›

global_patternsGlobal patterns

Follow these patterns to ensure all apps behave consistently. Layout ›

building_blocksBuilding blocks

Use these components to build your apps. Header ›

What’s new

We’ll be posting new content and updates regularly so watch this space!

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The toolkit

Don’t forget to use the very handy Ubuntu user interface toolkit.