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15 Amazing Android Home Screen Designs Worth Drooling Over

The beauty of Android lies in its ability to make it uniquely yours. This inspiring design collection sets out to bring you some of the best Android home screen designs. Click on the images to be taken to the creator’s original post or click any of the Apps/Widgets links to be taken to the Play Store where you can download the app for your self.


Marco Pedrazzoli

This Android home screen layout, designed by Marco Pedrazzoli, offers a calm and tolerable interface. It uses Google now sized tiles, a gently textured background, and fair amount of information that is useful to create this relaxed, yet sophisticated vibe.

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Simple and Flat Android home screen layout

Steve Bullock

Steve Bullock keeps it simple with his Android home screen. Flat icons coupled with the thin, white fonts and subtle boldness make a great look. The background he uses really just tops it off.

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Starry night android home screen layout

David Johnson

David Johnson created this stellar work of art. Using a simple background of the tall tress leading up to a starry night sky, almost anything would look good on this screen. He selects a cool folder icon and uses simple, white icons on the dock that compliment the starry sky above. The see through clock adds a nice, unobtrusive touch to the theme.

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Simple, flat, and beautiful typography based android home screen design

Juan Garcia

I like pictures of space (and so can you!), so when I saw Juan Garcia‘s post with this awesome background on the home screen, I fell in love. The clean, white typography again compliments the starry background and packs in some great information at a glance. The tiny icons allow him to have more apps on the home screen, adding easy app access without creating visual clutter.

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  • Unknown Launcher
  • Unknown Icons
  • Unknown Widget

Google now inspired Android home screen design

Calvin Goetz

Calvin Goetz has created a theme that visually stands out and feels very Googley. He even goes as far to say “Now THIS is a true Google edition HTC One.” I would have to agree with him, post a link if you have seen a more Google like HTC One.

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Orange and texture based android home screen design

Luigi Vitali

Luigi Vitali styles up his Android home screen layout by utilizing a background and matching widget by StrangerWeather to catch the eye. The icon arrangement in the middle utilizes differently sized and spaced icons and folders, creating a pretty cool look.

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Very flat and minimal android home screen design

Leche Style

Korean designer, Leche Style, brings us this wonderful Android home screen. This aims to have a simple look while also offering tons of functionality. Leche Style also offers other awesome designs on their website, I highly recommend checking it out.

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Simple and minimal android home screen layout

Curtis Mayers

What do you do on a rainy day? Curtis Mayers creates wonderful home screen layouts like this one. A beautifully simple background accompanied by small and simple white icons make this a design that few would’t be jealous of.

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Simple space inspired android home screen design and layout

Pieter Uys

Pieter Uys brings us back to wonderful space themed designs. This one uses the UCCW widget theme that resembles a crescent moon for a cool effect. It also uses ssLauncher so that he can precisely control the icon placement to follow the edge of the planet.

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Simple and clean android home screen layout

Curtis Mayers

Curtis Mayers gives us a gentle background and soft icons in this Android home screen design. Gentle gradients, soft lighting, and simplistic design aesthetic make this screen something to drool over.

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Simple and vertically aligned Android home screen layout and design

Curtis Mayers

Curtis Mayers brings us a cool Android home screen design with this winter themed beauty. This layout puts all the focus on the background, utilizing a minimal white icon set and clock widget to bring usability without visual clutter. He also uses a transparent icon placed over the small house at the bottom, allowing access to the app drawer without sacrificing any of the wallpaper. Every detail counts.

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Clean and beautiful city layout android home screen design

Curtis Mayers

Curtis Mayers is at it again, creating another amazing home screen. This home screen design uses flat design elements all across the board. Everything works together very well visually, making this hard to look away from.

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Clean, simple, and minimal android home screen layout and design

Dustin Garwood

Dustin Garwood creates a nice effect with his Android home screen. Using a beautiful UCCW theme and a simple icon set on top of the blurred background is a cool look. Try blurring out some different photos for cool backgrounds that you can use with your own similar set up.

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Simple, beautiful, and clean android home screen layout and design

Dustin Garwood

Dustin Garwood uses another blurred background to make his icons and widgets pop. This home screen setup uses the UCCW skin for the weather as his last theme and he is also using the rounded version of the icons.

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Simple, beautiful, and clean typography based Android home screen layout and design

Debra Oatman

Debra Oatman uses transparency and minimalism everywhere on this Android home screen design. She even goes as far as to use Tasker to gorgeously display phone and text information.

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