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Design library for Windows Phone

[ This article is for Windows Phone 8 developers. If you’re developing for Windows 10, see the latest documentation. ]

Guidance for designing great apps.

Platform and ecosystem

A look at the Windows Phone platform and the types of apps that developers can create to meet specific user needs.

App design process

Usability principles that can help designers solve problems, simplify tasks for users, and take full advantage of the platform.

Structure and navigation models

The main categories of app interaction models that you are likely to encounter in your app design.

Motion and interactions

Theme, motion, sound, and vibration can create the sensation of real-life tangibility inside an app.

Controls design guidelines

Interface controls that you'll probably use in your app.

Design assets

Tools, templates, and assets straight from the Windows Phone Design Studio.