Google's Material Deisgn makes Android elegant. It uses flat and consistent shapes, gives a sense of depth with shadows, lots of white space to improve readability and touch targets, and makes transistion animations so it's clear how your phone got from one state to the next.
Google's vision is for the whole Android ecosystem to follow these design principles, so apps look and behave in a clear and consistent fashion. Here, we are highlighting third-party apps that are all-in with this idea. Even if Lollipop hasn't hit your device, you'll get a taste of what the future of Android holds by checking them out.
We expect to see more apps get the makeover soon, as Lollipop continues its rollout to more Android devices. In the meantime, get a feel for good design with the following apps.