Screen views

Before you lay out your screens, think about the type of app that you're designing and the type of content that you're providing.

You can lay out your app in a variety of ways. Choose the view that makes sense for your app, using the following views as inspiration:


Lets you give an overview of content that users can sort and filter, such as contacts or messages.

Device showing a list view.


Lets you display content in a more visually appealing way by placing images in rows and columns.

Device showing a grid view.


Lets users navigate a large canvas of information, such as a map, a game, or an image.

Device showing a free-form view.


Lets you set the focus on a single item (for example, a contact card, an email message, or a Facebook post).

Device showing a content view.

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