Overview of the SAP Design Guild Resources

Updated: November 13, 2013

The Resources section provides user interface design guidelines and papers that have been released for external publication by SAP AG, Germany. Here is an overview of all available up-to-date UI design resources. For outdated SAP UI guidelines and papers, see the Archive.


UCD Process

UI Guidelines

Guidelines on the SAP Design Guild

SAP UI Guidelines on the SAP Service Marketplace (SMP)

The following guidelines can be accessed through quicklink /uidesign in the Media Library (registered users only).

Business Suite, Dashboards

  • SAP UI Guidelines for SAP Business Suite  PDF document
  • SAP UI Guidelines for Dashboard Design  PDF document

Mobile Devices

  • SAP UI Guidelines for iPhone  PDF document,
  • SAP UI Guidelines for iPad  PDF document,
  • SAP UI Guidelines for Blackberry  PDF document, and
  • SAP UI Guidelines for the Android Platform  PDF document

Visual Design



For outdated SAP UI guidelines and papers, see the Archive

Further SAP Resources

  • SAP Community Network
    2012 brought the SAP Community Network a renewed platform to provide a better professional social networking environment.
  • SAP Guidelines for Best-Built Applications that integrate with SAP Business Suite
    The guidelines provide recommendations to partners to help ensure that their solutions adhere to architectural approaches, standards, and industry best practices similar to the ones used by SAP, lowering customers' integration, training, administration, and upgrade costs.
  • SAP Help Portal (SAP Documentation)
    This Website houses and makes available all online documentation (SAP Library) for SAP solutions. It also has additional information about documentation, education services, and information design at SAP.



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