We’ve put together a brief guide to all the resources you could want to design incredible experiences for the Apple Watch. From some of the tastiest free icon sets to lessons learned and links to the official design guidelines, you'll find all the ingredients you need to cook up your next big idea below.

The official Watch launch presentation by Apple

Apple's Official Design Guidelines

Getting Inspired

  • 11 Apple Watch concepts from Techblock
  • 50 beautifully designed Apple Watch apps from Crittercism
  • The best Apple Watch apps of 2015 from Techradar
  • 13 Apple Watch apps <a href="http://www.computerworld.com/article/2895754/13-apple-watch-apps-youll-want-to-use.html#slide1"target="_blank">you'll want to use from computerworld
  • Cool <a href="https://www.behance.net/gallery/20458053/Taasky-for-Apple-WatchCool "target="_blank"> animation concepts for the new Taasky app
  • A great guide to Apple's most anticipated apps from Tomsguide

Discussing the Design Space

  • Designing for Apple Watch by our good selves at Fluid UI
  • Designmodo introduces the <a href="http://designmodo.com/design-apple-watch/ "target="_blank">different ways to interact with the phone
  • The entire process of
    designing an Apple Watch app
    an email course put together by Kenny Chen
  • Wunderlust talk about the <a href="https://www.wunderlist.com/blog/designing-wunderlist-for-apple-watch-from-benedikt-lehnert/"target="_blank"> design constraints and challenges they faced when they adapted their personal organizer app for Watch
  • Which <a href="https://medium.com/@DanielTavares/apple-watch-watchkit-ui-elements-features-cheat-sheet-74ead66467b4"target="_blank">elements of Watchkit Apple has made available so far

Free Downloads

  • Fluid UI <a href="https://www.fluidui.com/downloads"target="_blank"> downloadable icon packs that match the built in library
  • <a href="https://dribbble.com/shots/1735649-Apple-Watch-GUI-PSD"target="_blank"> Apple Watch GUI Photoshop templates
  • Top quality vector <a href="http://codemotionapps.com/apple-watch-gui/"target="_blank"> GUI for illustrator
  • Mockups for <a href="https://www.pixelapse.com/showcases/apple-watch"target="_blank"> Illustrator and photoshop to bring your design to life
  • Illustrator <a href=" https://dribbble.com/shots/1830046-Vector-Apple-Watch-GUI?list=searches&offset=22"target="_blank"> vector GUI for 38mm & 42mm screen sizes
  • <a href="http://www.watchkitresources.com/downloads/"target="_blank"> Sketch vector of all 16 Apple Watch menu items
  • Apple Watch icon template from Expressive Media
  • 40+ customisable Watch designs for psd and sketch

Design Case Studies

  • Apple Watch app <a href="http://thinkapps.com/blog/development/apple-watch-app-case-study-remindmeat "target="_blank"> case study RemindMeAt, a location-aware notes app
  • Heat works <a href="http://blog.myheatworks.com/the-worlds-most-advanced-water-heater-meets-the-worlds-most-advanced-watch/#sthash.6j2ZJT9b.dpbs"target="_blank"> digital water heater case study


  • Joshua Topolsky spends a week wearing the Watch and <a href="http://www.irishtimes.com/business/technology/review-a-week-wearing-the-apple-watch-1.2168777"target="_blank">gives his verdict