Check out these amazing, creative iPhone home screens


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It’s not like you can ever find the app you’re looking for on your various home screens anyway, so why not do something fancy with those icons instead? Like, making your home screen an expression of your inner chakra, man. Or getting in tune with the color harmonies of the universe or whatever.

Whatever hippie crap you’re using to justify it, the results can be amazing. And who knows — if you arrange your home screens by color, then maybe you’ll actually end up finding things faster.

Creative iPhone home screen gallery

This fantastic gallery of creative iPhone home screens comes via Twitter and designer/engineer/Slacker Michael Lopp, writing on his Rands in Repose blog. The designs vary from colorful to minimal (one icon!).

Some of the designs are even confusing. Did you know, for instance, that it’s possible to insert a blank icon, or a blank row of icons, in order to make a visual separation? Just do it by adding a bookmark from this webpage, from developer Underscore David Smith, to your home screen. (Here’s a tutorial on how to do it: How to add blank spaces to your iPhone home screen grid.)

So, let’s take a look at some of the best and most creative iPhone home screens from Lopp’s Twitter thread.


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