This concludes our look at material frameworks and Material Design as a whole. Although based largely on traditional design principles, it nevertheless introduces some very fresh elements to digital design.
Conceived originally for the smaller screens of phones and tablets to portray a wealth of information in an uncluttered fashion, Material Design can now be found on all screen sizes from smart watches to giant TV screens.
There are, of course, a lot of ways to organize content neatly and efficiently, but Material Design offers more in the form of a design language that gives our products a uniform feel across platforms, while still allowing us to customize and give our apps and pages a brand identity without breaking the overall feel of Material Design.
At the heart of Material Design lies a set of components, such as cards and floating action buttons. These behave, as the name suggests, like a form of virtual material, with physical properties such as thickness and opacity, and...