Building a cohesive UI for your next app is a super important part of the development process. Why? Well, the user interface is how people will interact with your app, content, and services. It’s how a viewer becomes a user. And without an intuitive and functional UI, it’s a lot harder to reach potential customers.
Thankfully, if you use Sketch, you don’t have to go through this UI creation process alone. There are tons of Sketch UI kits available on Envato Elements that can save you a considerable amount of time and effort.
What is a Sketch UI Kit?
Sketch is a vector-based design tool that’s primary purpose is user interface design. It allows you to map out the entirety of a user’s interaction with your app (or even your website) primarily through the use of Artboards. Artboards allow you to showcase interactions, dialogs, and states in one place.
Sketch UI kits are files that you can download for free or purchase that include premade user interaction layouts that can be loaded as Libraries within Sketch. They typically included things like status bars, navigation, tabs, and more.
19 Sketch UI Kits on Envato Elements
With an understanding and appreciation of Sketch UI kits, we can now get to the fun part! Here’s our collection of 19 different Sketch UI kits you can find on Envato Elements, a subscription-based service that provides access to thousands of resources each month including UI kits, WordPress themes, stock images, and more.
If you’re looking for something minimal, the Grace UI Kit is a good choice. It offers simple designs that fall into a few key categories including forms, navigation, eCommerce, headers, blog, media, and styleguide. You can use each element however you’d like as a way to jumpstart your next project.
The Portland UI Kit is another standout choice, bringing a minimal and classy look to the table. It includes seven categories of elements, Google Fonts, tons of base elements, and a 12-column bootstrap grid. It’s also described as “pixel perfect” ensuring anything you create with this kit will appear clean and tidy.
Another option is the Amber UI Kit, which is still another minimalist option but emphasizes a moodier and more modern design. It has the right look for use on professional apps and websites and includes elements for headers, stories, portfolios, blogs, testimonials, pricing tables, footers, and more. It also includes Google Fonts and SVG icons. Light and dark variants are included.
The Neumorphic UI Kit has an interesting look that makes it appealing for any number of projects. It includes 26 different unique elements that you can apply to your projects immediately, including dropdowns, radio buttons, sliders, arrows, and more. The overall look is three-dimensional, providing a tangible button experience for touchscreens.
And then there’s the Trave UI Kit, which is described as a mobile UI kit that includes 30 different screen layouts, Google Fonts, and a light and dark variant. It also comes with a Material icon set, base elements, and the Sketch files are well-organized. Screens include things like maps, calendars, reviews, contact forms, and more.
Another option is the Dashboard UI Kit, which can be used for both desktop and mobile projects. It comes with responsive layouts, light and dark versions, a consistent style guide, signup/login screens, icons, illustrations, and a variety of other screens for guiding users through the user experience.
Another option to consider is the Brake UI Kit, which comes with a whopping 60 mobile screen options to select from. Sorted into 12 categories, you’re certain to find the right combination to craft a customer UI for your users. Customize it however you see fit and enjoy the included landing page as well.
Still another option is the Dashboard Info UI Kit. This kit offers a modern design that’s really rather simple, but that can be a good thing. Sometimes, all you need is a straightforward UI to guide visitors through a defined process. A few noteworthy things included are login forms, active states, and modals. It could easily be used for a tech, business, or health-related app.
If you need an interface for an eCommerce app, the Marnie UI Kit is a fantastic choice. It offers an in-depth retail experience with 21 different screen designs and 150 elements to pick and choose from. The files are layered and customizable and you can quickly create a minimal shopping experience for your customers.
And then there’s the Web UI Kit, which is a real powerhouse in terms of options provided. It comes with over 40 different customizable blocks that span across 15 different categories that relate directly to tourism and travel-focused industries. It also comes with a design system that shaves considerable time off making updates.
Perhaps the Prisma UI Kit is more your style, providing 70 different iOS screens to choose from for creating the ultimate app design. It has a decidedly modern feel, with elements that span the gamut from login pages, navigation, profiles, maps, tracking, and so much more. The files are layered properly, making edits a snap, and you can modify color styles with just a few clicks.
If you’re on the hunt for an Apple UI kit in particular, the Profiles iOS UI Kit is an excellent choice. It comes with four different iOS templates, 520 icons, an 8px grid, two free fonts, and well-organized vector files that you can customize to suit your specific needs.
Another option is Dashboard Page UI Kits, which offers several screens for creating dashboard views on websites and in mobile apps. It comes with vector files you can customize however you like as well as plenty of icons. This would be ideal for financial tracking apps, fitness apps, business apps, and many other applications as well.
If you want to use Sketch to create a blog layout, the Blog Template UI Kit is the obvious choice. It comes with easy-to-use templates, UI elements, fonts and icons, and all layers, fonts, and colors are totally customizable.
Now, if you want to create an online course or educational app, the Course UI Kit is a standout option. It provides dashboard screens that could be readily customized for teachers, online classes, webinars, and more. It’s loaded with dashboard components, page templates, fonts, and a responsive and modern design that’s retina ready.
If you’re working on an app related to the finance industry, the Finance Dashboard UI Kit is a stand-out choice. The design style is engaging and fun, while still maintaining a sense of professionalism. It comes with two design styles, tons of elements, and it’s fully customizable to suit your purposes.
Another option is the ARON Web UI Kit, which is intended specifically for designing website design prototypes. It comes with 280 elements that span across nine different categories and a light and dark mode. It also comes with a styleguide you can use to make customizations.
And then there’s Lesta, a real estate UI Kit that can be used for apps and website designs. It comes with 25 different screens and it’s fully customizable and scalable to work with whatever design you have in mind. It does come with real estate-specific screens but it can be customized to work for nearly any purpose.
Last on our list is the Foodnow UI Kit, designed for restaurants, food apps, and other food-related industries. It’s a mobile UI set that comes with 22 different screens, each well-layered and organized to make for easy customization. It also comes with over 100 UI elements and free Google Fonts.
Useful Sketch App Resources to Push Your Development Forward
Having the right Sketch UI kit on hand is a significant help. However, that might not always be enough to get you moving forward. For that, having a handful of Sketch app resources available could give you the boost you need. First, let’s explore some free UI kits for those on a stricter budget. And then we can explore available tutorials and resources for further learning.
5 Free Sketch UI Kits
If you’re on the hunt for a free UI kit for Sketch, here’s a few that could do the job quite well.
This Free Sketch UI Kit is available on Dribbble and provides a stylish and colorful design that immediately captures attention. Everything from headlines to tabs to profiles are included in this UI Kit’s design.
Another option is the Android Lollipop UI Kit, which offers a stylish set of designs you can use when putting together an Android-based app. The screen designs are colorful and intuitive to use, offering a much more pleasant user experience for anyone who ends up downloading your app.
Elements is a free UI kit offered by Sketch themselves. It’s designed for iOS and greatly simplifies the process of getting started with creating Sketch designs. It comes with 35 screens, 45 icons, and 175 symbols. It also allows for full customization of colors, fonts, and symbols.
If you want to create a fitness-related app, you can use fitgoal, a UI kit created by InVision. This free UI kit comes with 30 screens, 26 icons, and over 170 different components that you can mix and match to create your ideal fitness app. It comes with icons, style sheets, and more.
Lastly, there’s the Scratch UI Kit. Also offered by InVision, this UI kit is flexible but intended for use on food or restaurant apps. It has tons of screens relating to recipes and ingredients. Specifically, it comes with three artboard sizes, 10 screens, and over 100 components so customizing is simple.
Sketch Tutorials and Courses
As you’re gathering resources to create designs in Sketch, it’s never a bad time to get your hands on some tutorials and online courses, as well. We’ve written quite a few over the years that are well worth a look.
Tutorials for creating specific types of Sketch apps:
- SketchHow to Design a Fitness App UI in SketchAndrei Marius
- SketchHow to Design a Car App Design UI in SketchAndrei Marius
- SketchHow to Design a Food Ordering iPad App UI in SketchAndrei Marius
- SketchHow to Design a Finance App Signup Process in SketchStelian Subotin
- SketchHow to Design a Travel App Login Screen in SketchAndrei Marius
- SketchHow to Design a Money Management App UI in SketchAndrei Marius
Courses for learning how to use Sketch, from beginner tutorials and startup guides to in-depth walkthroughs:
- SketchNew Course: Up and Running With SketchAndrew Blackman
- Responsive Web DesignTips and Tricks for a Responsive Design Process in SketchPaula Borowska
- SketchHow to Make User-Friendly and Reusable Sketch FilesPaula Borowska
And these are worth a look too:
Enhance Development with Sketch UI Kits and Resources
Creating an app or a web design in Sketch could be a daunting prospect if you’ve never used the software before. However, with a stable of Sketch UI kits on hand, it’s hard to go wrong. Hopefully, this collection of UI kits presents you with plenty of options to get started with. And the bonus freebies and tutorials stand to extend your learning even further. Best of luck!
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