Having recently collaborated with Microsoft in accelerating Windows 8 App development, I’ve came up with these design templates to serve as reference in designing Windows 8 Apps, providing more clarity in how to convert a conceptualised design from a Photoshop file into a full-fledged Windows 8 Apps with the use of Blend for Visual Studio.
Download link and more information on these design templates after the break.
What will you need to use this design template?
- Photoshop will be needed for the .psd files
- Blend for Visual Studio will be needed for the Metro Style App Project
What is in this design template?
Do note that this is a design template that only contains:
- Photoshop Source (.psd)
- Images (.png)
- Blend Project – HTML/CSS
I’ve always felt Metro apps would be a perfect fit for touchscreen based shopping centre directories, hence I’m coming up with a sample design template of a Mall app that will work like a kiosk, allowing shoppers to have a quick means to search, browse and find the information they want on the shops available.
As a customer at a mall, I want a directory app that will allow me to search, browse and provide information on stores I’m interested in.
As a big movie fan and cinema freak, I’ve always wanted a quick app that will allow me to browse the top movies in the box office, check out trailers, ratings and more. So when I was thinking of what kind of Metro Style Apps to create design templates for, I guess it was a natural choice to create a simplistic app to fulfill my movie craving needs, and hopefully yours as well.
As a Windows 8 user, I want a quick and simple means to watch trailers of latest movies, check their ratings, and share it with my social network.
Having used many reader and aggregator services like Google Reader, pageflakes, Windows Live etc, I have always wanted a good feed reader app for my Windows Phone but until today I couldn’t find one. Even though Windows 8 already comes with a reader app, but its mainly used to read documents like .PDF and not really RSS feeds, so I’m creating this design template today to hopefully serve as a reference for you out there who is going to come up with a RSS Reader app for Windows 8 that i’ll definitely buy.
As a Windows 8 user, I want a simple reader to allow me to read my feeds.
Feel free to use it as a reference or inspiration in crafting your very own Windows 8 Apps. Appreciate it if you can share in the comments if these design templates have been useful to you.