Google’s Material Design Language

What is Material Design anyway? Here’s what Google itself describes it as:

We challenged ourselves to create a visual language for our users that synthesizes the classic principles of good design with the innovation and possibility of technology and science. This is material design. This spec is a living document that will be updated as we continue to develop the tenets and specifics of material design.

 
The spec includes everything you need to know: its goal, principles of the language, and a tonne of resources to get you started.

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