2D UI’s in VR


When we think of VR, our minds naturally gravitate towards three-dimensional environments and interactions. That being said, it’s often more efficient to display information in 2D, especially when browsing large amounts of content.

At Google I/O 2017, Chris McKenzie and I shared techniques the Daydream team uses to create legible, usable 2D interfaces in VR. We also introduce new workflows, new units, and highlight interaction opportunities and pitfalls.

Download the 2D UI Stickersheet for VR (Sketch)

Adam Glaziervr, 2d, google, daydream