Windows 8 tiles design resource

Windows 8

windows phone

I got the question this week while presenting at the local user group (I was talking about Microsoft design recommendations for tiles).

“Do you have any pointers that could help while designing my Windows Store apps and tiles ?”

So here is what I use and recommend:
(If you also have interesting stuff please comment)

Windows 8:


Windows Phone 8:


Additional resource:

PerfecTile tool (not free):

Windows 8 Design Handbook:

24 Weeks of Windows Phone Design:

[french] Memo ModernUI pour faire de belles applications Windows Phone: