July 25, 2014

Get This Look: Vibrant Skies

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We’re huge fans of changing the home screen around a bit and creating a new user experience for our Android. So much so that we present our ongoing series of Get This Look posts. In a nutshell we show you a new layout, app, widget, or icon set for your Android handset and tell you which apps you’ll need to mimic the feel.

Some of these are a little easier to create than others and many of them can be tweaked to no end. The following details are but the ingredients to which you can create your own delicious Android dish; your results will vary. Which is awesome!

If nothing else, this is a great way to discover new apps, widgets, icons, and more!

Vibrant Skies

Why we love this look:

This one is much easier to put together than it appears; the wallpaper is half the work. Indeed, you can swap out the icons for anything else you might like, but the square stuff works best. Circles, rounded edges, and random shapes are okay, but they don’t flow as nicely in the middle of the screen.

The clock app, Timely, is one you should know about whether you are into modding or playing around. It’s by far one of the best alarm clock apps around and is downright gorgeous. As far as launchers go, you can pick whichever one you like. For the sake of this post we’ll just pick Nova. With that said, simply set the grid to 8×10 and you should be golden!

The apps used in this design can be used to create some other fantastic layouts, some of which can be found in other Get This Look features.

What you’ll need:

Vibrant Skies on Reddit