INTRO TO DEVELOPMENT AND DESIGN
What can you do with Spotify ?
Don’t duplicate functionality from the native Spotify UI. “User have to
stick to Spotify native controls, which they are used to”
A Spotify app is not a website : “The best apps have a clear
purpose, no tabs, minimal amount of text, flat hierarchy and limited
number of features, buttons and other controls.”
The start page should be easy to understand and use
All about music.
Make it instantly personal.
Be here now “Don’t add features that force users to go out to your
Use the correct format for the app icon
”If you are planning to include deviations from the requirements in your app. You have to provide
information of which deviations have been made and why”
Design application icon in colours that pop from
both a light and dark background
Use our own set of icons to convey different
features and actions
Make your own icons align with ours
Make sure your icons are sharp and crisp
The app should work on both small and
Min width :640 px (based on a screen resolution of 800 px with an
160 px ad banner)
Max width: 2500 px or more (large screens).
Don’t use columns!
“Adding another column navigation inside your app might
lead to column creep.”
Use native Spotify buttons as much as
possible. “Use native Spotify buttons as much as possible.”
However, New buttons should resemble
Spotify look and feel