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I think you need to browse PC Settings of any Windows 8 PC and see what they did there. It's not immediate obvious, but they hide a lot of Windows 7 settings, focusing on most used settings. Take the workflow of changing images as an example, and work your way from there. These navigation elements, is a starting point!
@MichaelZuschlag hits the nail on the head: there are no matching guidelines for metro, and at least I've never seen any (platform-wide) for any platform. At first look, the intent of the UI formerly known as Metro is at odds dense UI. A "dense" screen would have to be broken up into detail pages (see Navigation guidelines). Your first screen would have ...
My answer is to first of all avoid have such data heavy applications. Can your functions be separated into a flow? Or do all these interactive elements need to be presented at the same time? Can you separate the administrative UI and the presentative UI? I would focus my work on trying to reduce the number of items per page, since there's only so much you ...
Hear those crickets? That’s the sound of no guidelines for dense data presentations for any design language. There has been a need for such guidelines since GUIs first arrived, but there aren’t any I know of. For what it’s worth, I’ve been developing my own approach for dense alpha-numeric GUI presentations over the years, which I described at Coded, ...
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