Best practices to Design and test

Get valuable insights on how to design, prototype, and test your product

Design Sprint Kit

Plan and run a design sprint

The Google Design Sprint Kit contains a 5 phase framework that helps answer critical business questions through rapid prototyping and user testing. Sprints let startups reach clearly defined goals and gain key learnings, so products can launch faster.

Watch how Google’s UX teams approach rapid protoyping

Move from idea to a high fidelity prototype. Hear from Google Interaction Designers and UX Engineers who share their tips for creating paper, digital, and native prototypes.

Material Design

Create a unified visual experience with Material Design

The Material Design website contains Google’s suite of design tools and guidelines – all in one place.

Start on Android

Get feedback on an app before release

Start on Android’s Early Access program allows for developers to beta test apps and receive private feedback from engaged Google Play users. This real-world input can improve an app’s performance before release to a broader audience.

Watch The Lean Startup meet design thinking

Understand the needs of your users, draw these ideas out, and execute to make them real. Hear from Eric Ries (The Lean Startup), Tim Brown, (CEO of IDEO), and designer Jake Knapp discuss product development and design philosophies and how they can be used to help entrepreneurs and creatives alike.

Udacity Rapid Prototyping by Google

Take a rapid prototyping course

Google teamed up with Udacity to create a free three week class on rapid prototyping that guides startups through the iterative process of prototyping an app and conducting user research.

Google Design

See how Google approaches design

The Google Design blog is run by Google designers, writers, and developers dedicated to pushing design and technology forward and highlighting work from across Google.