Android Wear Creative vision

Creative vision

Creative vision

Timely Expand and collapse content An arrow that points down when collapsed and points up when expanded.

Android Wear is designed around the core actions of suggest and demand. Wearables provide the right information at the right time, allowing users to be more connected to both the online and real worlds.

Suggest

Suggest involves making useful suggestions to users.

Demand

Demand involves taking commands from users.

Glanceable Expand and collapse content An arrow that points down when collapsed and points up when expanded.

Keep interfaces uncluttered and easy to read.

Organize information using a clear information hierarchy.

Glanceable UIs do

Do.

Help users immediately identify each screen’s message and the app’s intended action.

Glanceable UIs don

Don't.

Users shouldn’t need to squint to read the UI.

Easy to tap Expand and collapse content An arrow that points down when collapsed and points up when expanded.

Make sure your tap targets are well-spaced and easy to tap. Avoid relying on a large amount of user input to use the app.

Big gestures do

Do.

Use large tap targets.

Big gestures don

Don't.

Small and cramped tap targets increase the likelihood that users will click the wrong target and be burdened with too many choices.

Time-saving Expand and collapse content An arrow that points down when collapsed and points up when expanded.

Create efficient flows that help users complete tasks quickly. Avoid creating complex experiences that rely on multiple steps to get a task done.

Make it quick do

Do.

Reduce the number of steps needed to complete a task. Anticipate which actions a user will want to take at each step.

Make it quick don’t

Don't.

Don’t require extra or unnecessary steps to complete tasks.