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30 Examples of iPhone and iPad App Interface Design

Ipad app UI – try#1

The author is hyper-focused on details. The interface is meticulously planned and created with some clever tricks and techniques. Textured background nicely plays with the check-style fields with content. Ragged edges, depth of holes, metallic clips finish off the design, making it look highly realistic. Green and black that are used in primary coloring go well with a wooden backdrop.

Zendesk – iPad – UI/UX/iOS

The interface communicates functionality on a top level. Every vital feature is in its rightful place and has not been left neglected. The author has skillfully spaced out the content, giving each chunk of data a priority. Calm and serene color scheme in tandem with plenty of white space contribute to readability and user experience.

Device management – iPad – UI/UX/iOS

Ditching everything that can remind skeuomorphic era, Jason Wu prefers surprise users with a sleek, handy and enjoyable environment that gracefully deals with lots of data. Clean vertical grid, smart typography, businesslike coloring, spacious feeling, distinctive CTAs and some sprucing up that comes from shadows provide the design with a stunning aesthetics.

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iPad app for teachers (gradebook)

Jakub Burkot has brought to live a digital version of conventional grade book. Skillfully using leather textures, wooden textures, paper textures and some corresponding things like plastic-like bookmarks or stitched seams, the artist achieves the greatest output. Although calligraphy font will look here more appropriate, however, regular sharp typography also does the trick.

iPhone App Prototypin’

The concept is bright and energetic with a warm, welcoming atmosphere. The author utilizes the power of color differentiation, reliable and flexible horizontal stripe layout, solid icons and casual typeface to avoid confusions and messy appearance. Though at first it seems a bit content-heavy, nevertheless, coherent and rigid structure lets scan the interface quickly and efficiently.

New iPhone app design | Settings UI,UX interface

Simplicity runs the show here, treating the content like never before and offers users a comfortable environment to move around. The subtle texture that diversifies the backdrop adds depth. Coloring strengthens the aesthetics. Relatively huge line style icons that accompany each menu option in tandem with bold typeface enhance the project regarding user readability and perception.

Brainstorming on Steroids – EA iPhone App

Inspired by a beauty and functionality of Instagram frontend, Josh Hemsely has skillfully reaped benefits from its approach. Proper arrangement of content blocks guides users around without a hustle and bustle. The design sets the stage for work effectively and creatively, delineating stats like a pro.

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Libra iPhone App

Igor Koshelev came up with an excellent concept that simply rocks. Pseudo-realism steals the show and makes you forget about the boring clean, minimal designs. The interface harmoniously houses textures, content, and a ton of decorative details. Warm dark coloring naturally sets apart different areas, producing a strong effect.

ChatCheckin design iPhone app | UI / UX

Here the layout shapes the overall design. The primary color palette is just outstanding: it gives a zest to UI as well as makes the screen pleasant to eyes. Although the author is pretty conservative with resources, skillfully utilizing all the available room; however, the project does not look overwhelmed or intensive; it is pretty convenient for surfing and chatting.

IOS, New iPhone app design | Dashboard UI,UX interface

Julien Renvoye blends some old-timey techniques that were inherent to skeuomorphic period and some modern ones that are filled with freshness and cleanliness. As a result, the interface is a harmonious mixture of elegant textured backdrop, paper-like blocks, sleek surfaces and flat elements.

Social Wine iPhone App Tab Bar / Tabbar

The screen simply jumps out at you with its 3D dimensional appeal, bulgy surfaces, and semi-realistic appearance. There is no single element that won’t contribute to the general theme. Wooden texture and leather texture perfectly interact with each other achieving a powerful alliance. Each tiny constituent has been carefully treated: thus, the central CTA utilizes skillfully treated cloth material, letterings are reinforced with an embossed effect, and areas for chatting have bulky solid foundation.

Movie App New UI

Much like the previous example, Kevin Anderson leans more forward skeuomorphic solution yet prefers putting into practice original and offbeat color scheme that incorporates a particular zest to design. The UI looks highly realistic. A pile of tickets placed over the top of dark, noised background is simply mesmerizing.

Sports iPhone app

Heavily blurred background with a glossy surface and pink and gray tinges are the first things that get noticed. It serves as a solid foundation for foreground elements providing white letterings, bulky CTA and contour graphics with a proper contrast. The interface has a slightly informal tone, yet this only benefits the concept.

iPhone UI

The vigilantly created tab bar on the bottom is here for flair. It looks lifelike though it was done in artificial software. Despite taking the central stage in terms of design aesthetics, it carries out its primary goal competently, i.e. equipping users with handy navigation tools. The author manipulates with various styles, shadows, lights and gradients to give vital elements 3D-dimensional look and necessary depth.

Getbelongings iphone app

The author allows the design to speak for it. Bold, prominent and outstanding interface that is overpopulated with details (in a good sense, of course) won’t leave you indifferent, even if you are not interested in its services. It blows your mind even on a small device like iPhone. A charming vintage feel that prevails on the concept is the icing on the cake.


Designs are split into two groups: those that are empowered by pseudo-realistic details and those that fix upon clean, sleek and skeuomorphic-free elements. While the first ones force you to stay and compare and contrast interfaces with the real-life objects, the second ones make you concentrate on the task and operate with application more productively.

There are aficionados of both directions so that it is quite difficult to definitely tell which one is the winning solution. Both of them have their advantages. The great thing is that all the concepts chose quality over quantity.

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