Material Design vs Semantic UI: What are the differences?
Material Design: Google's Material Design. Material Design is a unified system that combines theory, resources, and tools for crafting digital experiences; Semantic UI: A UI Component library implemented using a set of specifications designed around natural language. Semantic empowers designers and developers by creating a shared vocabulary for UI.
Material Design and Semantic UI belong to "Front-End Frameworks" category of the tech stack.
"They really set a new bar in design" is the top reason why over 2 developers like Material Design, while over 134 developers mention "Easy to use and looks elegant" as the leading cause for choosing Semantic UI.
Semantic UI is an open source tool with 45.9K GitHub stars and 4.84K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Semantic UI's open source repository on GitHub.
Snapchat, Reviewable, and ThirdPartyTrust are some of the popular companies that use Semantic UI, whereas Material Design is used by Google, SkyQuest, and GEMServers. Semantic UI has a broader approval, being mentioned in 77 company stacks & 55 developers stacks; compared to Material Design, which is listed in 25 company stacks and 38 developer stacks.