Design basics

Design toolkits and samples for UWP apps

Design and UI-related downloads for Fluent Design/UWP apps. For additional tools, such as Visual Studio, see our main downloads page.

Design toolkits

These toolkits provide controls and layout templates for designing UWP apps.

hero image Figma toolkit
v1905, May 2019

hero image Sketch toolkit
v1810, October 2018

hero image Adobe XD toolkit
v1901, January 2019

hero image Adobe Illustrator toolkit
v1806, June 2018

hero image Adobe Photoshop toolkit
v1705, May 2017

hero image Framer toolkit
(This toolkit is no longer supported.)
v1806, June 2018

Developer toolkits and libraries

WinUI library thumbnail Windows UI Library
Controls and other UI elements for UWP apps.
Installation instructions

Windows community thumbnail Windows Community Toolkit
Helper functions, custom controls, and app services.
Installation instructions



Download the tile and icon generator

Tile and icon generator for Adobe Photoshop This set of actions for Adobe Photoshop generates the 68 recommended tile and icon assets from just 7 files.
Download the tile and icon generator


Fluent XAML Theme Editor image Fluent XAML Theme Editor
The Fluent XAML Theme Editor is a tool that helps demonstrate the flexibility of the Fluent Design System as well as supports the app development process by generating XAML markup for our ResourceDictionary framework used in Universal Windows Platform applications (UWPs). Download the tool sample
Check out the tool on GitHub

VanArsdel image VanArsdel
The Van Arsdel, Ltd. end-to-end UWP sample app was built to showcase the next wave of the Microsoft Fluent Design System. It makes extensive use of the improved density and new controls in the Windows UI Library as well as powerful underlying features of the ux framework and composition. The sample shows how you can build a rich, productive experience for managing and purchasing IoT devices (in this case, lamps).
Download the VanArsdel sample
Check out the VanArsdel sample on GitHub

build cast image BuildCast
BuildCast is an end-to-end sample built to showcase the Fluent Design System and UWP. It permits browsing, downloading, and playback of select video podcasts, including a sampling of the most popular ones from Channel 9 and some Windows tech enthusiast feeds. It also features ink notes, bookmarks, and remote playback. This sample was initially shown at the 2017 Build conference during the Build Amazing Apps with Fluent Design talk.
Download the BuildCast sample
Check out the BuildCast sample on GitHub

Lunch Scheduler Lunch Scheduler
A UWP sample that schedules lunches with your friends and coworkers. You create a lunch, invite friends to a restaurant of interest, and the app takes care of the lunch management for all involved parties. This app incorporates elements of the Fluent Design System in a UWP app, including acrylic, reveal, and connected animations.
Download the Lunch Scheduler sample
Check out the Lunch Scheduler sample on GitHub

Xaml controls gallery XAML Controls Gallery
This sample provides an interactive demo of all of the XAML controls. It shows a variety of layouts from basic to adaptive, and displays markup that you can copy into your own project. Note: The download file and the GitHub repository currently refer to this sample app as "UI Basics (XAML)."
Download the XAML Controls Gallery sample
Check out the XAML Controls Gallery sample on GitHub
Download the XAML Controls Gallery app from the Store

Want more code?

Check out the Windows sample page for complete list of all our UWP app samples. Go to the samples portal