Open call for 2018 Material Design Award nominations
A design system only comes to life when it’s used to create meaningful experiences. The annual Material Design Awards celebrate these experiences, showcasing best-in-class designs from our talented community.Are you working on a product that exemplifies Material Design? Nominate yourself or your team for a 2018 Material Design Award and help us highlight what brings the Material Design system to life. This year’s categories for nomination: Expression, Experience, Adaptation, and Innovation. We’re looking for products that push the boundaries of Material Design and incorporate its expressive capabilities to create brilliant, meaningful experiences, no matter the platform. Start by filling out an entry form—and if you need some inspiration, take a look at the 2015, 2016, and 2017 winners. The deadline for nominations is August 31, 2018 and Material Design Award winners will be announced on Google Design in October.
Read the latest Google Design Newsletter: Material Everything Edition
This time around we're digging into all things Material Design, including the new customization features and tools announced in May—like Material Theming, Gallery, and the Material Theme Editor. Need something to peruse by the pool? Check out this edition’s playlist of design videos from Google I/O, advice on how to make a teachable machine, and collection of 5 cool things to put on your radar this summer, curated by a Palo Alto-based UX designer.Subscribe here to get the next Google Design Newsletter delivered directly to your inbox.
Save the date and prep your questions for the #AskMaterial Twitter Chat on June 27, 2018
Got Material Design questions? We’ve got answers. Tune in for our next #AskMaterial Twitter Chat on Wednesday, June 27 from 12:00–1:30 PM PDT, to ask Material Design experts about anything (and everything) from Material Theming to design tools and implementation. Team members from Material Design, Google Design, Design Relations, and Material Engineering will be on hand to answer your questions on the latest Material release.Follow the chat or submit your questions to @materialdesign using #AskMaterial.
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