Understand how fundamental design elements help you create rich experiences.
People use Apple’s accessibility features to personalize how they interact with their devices in ways that work for them.
A unique, memorable icon communicates the purpose and personality of your experience and can help people recognize your app or game at a glance in the App Store and on their devices.
Apps and games express their unique brand identity in ways that make them instantly recognizable while feeling at home on the platform and giving people a consistent experience.
Judicious use of color can enhance communication, evoke your brand, provide visual continuity, communicate status and feedback, and help people understand information.
Dark Mode is a systemwide appearance setting that uses a dark color palette to provide a comfortable viewing experience tailored for low-light environments.
An effective icon is a graphic asset that expresses a single concept in ways people instantly understand.
To make sure your artwork looks great on all devices you support, learn how the system displays content on the screen and how to deliver art at the appropriate scale factors.
An inclusive app puts people first by prioritizing respectful communication and presenting content and functionality in ways that everyone can access and understand.
Using a consistent layout that adapts to various contexts makes your experience more approachable and helps people enjoy their favorite apps and games on all their devices.
On Apple platforms, a material imparts translucency and blurring to a background, creating a sense of visual separation between foreground and background layers.
On all platforms, beautiful, fluid motions bring the interface to life, conveying status, providing feedback and instruction, and enriching the visual experience.
Right to left
Support right-to-left languages like Arabic and Hebrew by reversing your interface as needed to match the reading direction of the related scripts.
SF Symbols provides thousands of consistent, highly configurable symbols that integrate seamlessly with the San Francisco system font, automatically aligning with text in all weights and sizes.
In addition to ensuring legible text, your typographic choices can help you clarify an information hierarchy, communicate important content, and express your brand.