Templates to get you started
Design templates for PowerPoint
Templates for Windows Runtime apps
This deck has everything you need to quickly mock up wireframes for Windows Phone Store and Windows Store apps, including controls and layouts.
Windows Phone Store apps
This Word document helps you sketch out your page flows.
Visual assets templates
Templates for designing tiles and icons. Provided in the form of Adobe Photoshop files, .png files, and a .pdf overview.
Templates for older versions of Windows Phone
Designing for an older version of Windows Phone? Check out these templates, tools, and other resources.See downloads for Windows Phone 8 and Windows Phone 7
Windows Store apps
Templates for Adobe Photoshop
Assets for Photoshop include templates, common controls, layouts, and components such as contracts, notifications, and tiles.
Templates for Adobe Illustrator
Assets for Illustrator include templates, layouts, common components, and a comprehensive symbols library of common controls.
Once you have the templates, learn about the design principles and guidelines for form factors, UI, touch, tiles, notifications, globalization, and more.
Kits, bits, tools, and more
Find additional tools, SDKs, toolkits, and other resources.Visit the Downloads page