Design Principles

Some interesting resources for you to look through and be inspired!

Design Principles

Here is a list of resources I have compiled from various sources recently. Enjoy.

Air BnB How rethinking the Airbnb app changed the way we approach design

The way we build


BBC BBC GEL (Global Experience Language) guidelines

BBC GEL Design Patterns

Co-op “Our digital design principles reflect how we think about design. They provide a way for us to look at the work we create and how we create it: building the right thing; building the thing right.” The coop design
Google Design At Google we say, “Focus on the user and all else will follow.” With this in mind, we seek to design experiences that inspire and enlighten our users Design.Google
Government Design Principles The UK government’s design principles and examples of how they’ve been used.

Service Manual

Design principles

Material Design A visual language that synthesises classic principles of good design with the innovation and possibility of technology and science. Introduction
Principles of Calm Technology When we design products, we aim to choose the best position for user interface components, placing the most important ones in the most accessible places on the screen. Equally important is the design of communication. How many are notifications are necessary? How and when should they be displayed? To answer this, we can be inspired by the principles of calm technology. Calmtech
Principles of User Interface Design Interfaces exist to enable interaction between humans and our world. They can help clarify, illuminate, enable, show relationships, bring us together, pull us apart, manage our expectations, and give us access to services. The act of designing interfaces is not art and they are not monuments unto themselves. Interfaces do a job and their effectiveness can be measured. They are not just utilitarian, however. The best interfaces can inspire, evoke, mystify, and intensify our relationship with the world. Principles of UI Design
The Ten Principles of Inclusive Web Design Inclusive Design is where innovation and imagination flourish. Meeting the needs of the widest variety of people does not inhibit creativity. It opens our minds and inspires excellence. Principles of inclusive design
UI Patterns User Interface design patterns UI patterns
W3 Principles such as simplicity and modularity are the stuff of software engineering decentralization and tolerance are the life and breath of Internet. W3 Principles