How to do Windows 8 App design

I have been going through good number of blogs to understand win8 design in more detail, i think its better to share here publicly and have open opinion and views on the same.

I will be posting all the materials one by one here. let me start with basic RESOURCE which will help us to understand win8.

Win8 – http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-US/windows/apps/br229512
Win8design – http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/apps/hh868274.aspx

please go through each case studies to get better understanding of win8

Win8 PowerPoint template
Free Windows 8 Wireframe Templates for PowerPoint – 
http://designmodo.com/windows-8-wireframe/

Windows 8 application – Interaction 
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-US/windows/apps/dn439965

Free Windows 8 Photoshop files
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/apps/hh700403.aspx

How to design Form Interface for Windows8

Free Windows 8 Icon Set

  • www.thenounproject.com
  • http://www.syncfusion.com/downloads/metrostudio – Download this tool, one of the best Icon sets
  • In powerpoint(office 2013) there is storyboarding feature, from there we can click on element and say right click to save as PNG format
  • http://www.flaticon.com/
  • http://thenounproject.com/

Paid PowerPoint Template
http://visualstudiogallery.msdn.microsoft.com/0221df12-b844-4cf2-9ccd-feb0fc1d2b01

Win8 design inspiration
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/apps/hh868274.aspx

Windows 8 animation
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/apps/hh975420.aspx

Adds in Windows8 app

Advertising guidelines can be found here
Case studies
Xbox example

Error display in Windows 8
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/apps/hh465304.aspx#errors

Downloads for building Store appshttps://dev.windows.com/en-us/develop/downloads

More Resources
Please read my previous post – http://artsmaths.blogspot.in/2012/07/metro-ui-design-good-examples-references.html

I will be adding more, if you have any questions please feel free to post/mail me (artsraj@gmail.com)