Smartphone Application Design Resources

This site probably has the template file you need to start



Screen sizes:

Android,   Android Best Practices, Getting to Know the Android Platform

 Android Studio

iPhone/iOS iOS Human Interface Guidelines ios7

Designing for iOS7 and Long Shadow Love: iOS 7 ICONS redesign

Windows Phone

Portkit- UX metaphor equivalents for iOS and Android

Logic Flow Charts

Glossaries:, XKCD comic

Lucidchart Online Wireframing/Flowchart – sign up for free account

Axure: Submit a Good Student Program Request if you have a gpa of 3.0 for a free license.

Smart Phone Interface Design Mockup Tools

Gesture icons: gesturecons

UiCloud iOS Phone Elements

UiCloud Windows Phone Elements


How To Build An iPhone App: A Guide

How To Create Your First iPhone Application– Smashing Magazine’s  10 Useful Resources for Every iOS Developer
Vecteezy’s Illustrator iPhone GUI

iPhone GUI elements at Designer’s toolbox
iPhone Apps Design Mistakes: Over-Blown Visuals


Specky Boy’s Android App Developers GUI Kits, Icons, Fonts and Tools
Smashing Magazine’s Android GUI kit (psd)

Android Icon Design Guidelines

Windows Phone 7

Windows Phone 7 template (.ai)

iPhone icon design

Designing iphone icons
iPhone Application Icons Guidelines
Instant iPhone icon with
icon template


iPad GUI psd

Mockup Tools

38 free and premium wireframe and mockup applications for 2013

 Free Apps:

Frame Box




HotGloo limited free account


Gliffy Pro

Mockabilly (lite)


Wirify is a bookmarklet that lets you turn any web page into a wireframe in one click.


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