After putting our <a href="http://blog.fluidui.com/design-resources-for-apple-watch/"target="_blank"> resources for Apple Watch post live we got a request to do the same kind of post listing resources and design guidelines for <a href="http://www.android.com/wear/"target="_blank">Android Wear. So without further ado, we'd like to present everything you need to design brilliant apps for the other major competitor in the wearable space.

Available Android Wear Devices

  • Start with this guide to <a href="http://www.techradar.com/news/wearables/every-android-wear-smartwatch-in-the-world-today-1288283"target="_blank">every Android watch available today
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Official Design Guidelines

  • Android’s official <a href="https://developer.android.com/design/wear/index.html"target="_blank"> creative and design priciple guidelines for wearables
  • Google's video guide to designing and developing for Android Wear

Android Wear Design Inspiration

  • Some cool animated <a href="http://theultralinx.com/2014/03/check-stunning-android-wear-concepts/"target="_blank">Android Wear design concepts by Ultralinx
  • A <a href="https://www.pinterest.com/alextcsung/wearable-ui-design-inspiration/"target="_blank">first and a <a href="https://www.pinterest.com/witstudio/wearable-ui/"target="_blank">second wearable inspired board on Pinterest
  • An Android Wear <a href=" http://android-developers.blogspot.ie/2014/06/an-android-wear-design-story.html"target="_blank">design story for a walking app
  • A project based on soundcloud.com and how it would <a href="https://www.behance.net/gallery/SoundCloud/15981605"target="_blank"> function as an Android Wear app

Step By Step Guides

  • A walk through the <a href="https://www.airpair.com/android-wear/posts/android-wear-tutorial-comprehensive-introduction#2-3-design-principles-for-android-wear"target="_blank">main design principles for Android Wear
  • Download a comprehensive guide to <a href="http://cdn.ustwo.com/wear.ustwo.com/ustwo_designing_watch_faces.pdf"target="_blank">designing Android Wear watch faces
  • <a href="https://medium.com/@muqueca/android-wear-ui-overview-5ee24c941aec"target="_blank">Android Wear user interface overview on Medium
  • Android Wear watches <a href="http://www.tomsguide.com/us/android-wear-facts,news-18491.html"target="_blank">5 Things We Know, 5 We Don't on Tom's Guide

Free Downloads

  • Android’s own <a href="https://developer.android.com/design/downloads/index.html"target="_blank"> free design downloads Photoshop mockups, templates, icons, fonts, colour palette
  • Android Wear square and round face <a href="http://download1098.mediafire.com/95covwee5rcg/c8c2on2jao2084m/Android+Wear+Design+Kit+0.1.zip"target="_blank">UI Design Kit for Photoshop
  • Download our own Fluid UI <a href="https://www.fluidui.com/downloads"target="_blank">Android Wear icons
  • PSD mockups for <a href="https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=0B-_3lEmQ7NdWRVJwb0s2Mi1yRDQ&usp=sharing"target="_blank"> Moto 360 and <a href="https://dribbble.com/shots/1843403-Flat-LG-G-Watch-Mockup"target="_blank">LG G Watch
  • Android Wear interfaces with a realistic background <a href=" https://dribbble.com/shots/1470090-Android-Wear-Scene-PSD-Template"target="_blank">PSD template
  • Android wear kit <a href="http://blog.tackmobile.com/article/android-wear-gui-elements/"target="_blank">for PSD and Fireworks

Reviews

  • <a href="http://mashable.com/2015/04/20/android-wear-update/"target="_blank">These Android Wear updates are set to rival Apple Watch
  • How Android could have the upper hand when it comes to <a href="http://mashable.com/2015/04/09/android-wear-iphone/"target="_blank">cross platform sharing and connectivity and the IOT
  • "The first smartwatch I'd wear as a watch" <a href="http://surveillance-security-camera.blogspot.ie/2014/12/asus-zenwatch-review-first-smartwatch-i.html"target="_blank">ASUS ZenWatch Review
  • <a href="http://www.computerworld.com/article/2476418/android/in-depth-what-android-wear-is-actually-like-to-use.html"target="_blank">What Android Wear is actually like to use

If you've got another resource you like to add please include it in the comments below.