home screens

The Sliding Vertical Home Screen

Instead of creating a bunch of screens with your most-used apps, My Color Screen user Peszek created a simple home screen with four columns that expand to show appsand information. Just tap on a category and it will show you apps in that category, as well as a popout widget with information on that category.

The Minecraft Home Screen

Android: Minecraft is a game that nearly rivals LEGO for unleashing the power of your imagination. Naturally, it’s a perfect fit for your home screen.

The Conceptual Home Screen

Android: This home screen from My Color Screen contributor ogkillergreen uses clean, easy-to-read widgets to give you just the essential information you need at a glance.

The Space Android Home Screen

Android: If you’ve been obsessed with the new Cosmos series, or you’re just playing Portal 2 for the jillionth time, a space-themed home screen would not go amiss. My Color Screen user Pedro Gelli has you covered.

The Pro Tabs Home Screen

Android: With brightly coloured tabs and an assortment of eye-catching photography, the Pro Tabs design for Themer makes your home screen not only look good, but keeps it neat and organised.

The Darkside Android Home Screen

Android: While it’s neither tempting Skywalkers nor battling Superman, this Darkside theme is attention-grabbing and fun to use. It uses a distinct dial-style interface to group elements together.

The Expand Home Screen

Android: Themer has a ton of neat home screen themes, and Expand is no exception. This design features four collapsible sections with all the links, shortcuts and widgets you’ll ever need.

The Mavericks Home Screen

Android: If you like your like your Android phone with a side of Apple-ish deviance, My Color Screen user Leche Style shares a home screen that takes inspiration from OS X Mavericks.

The Chrome OS KitKat Home Screen

Android: Chrome OS may still be trying to find its legs, but the UI looks pretty nifty. That’s why MyColorScreen user karmascorer co-opted the interface for their Android phone.

The Pie Android Home Screen

If you’re sick of grids, the Pie UI home screen brings you something in a round flavour. It starts by separating out groups of apps into their own slices.