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Big news: I’ve joined Adobe!

6/27/2017

Big news, friends! I’ve just started a brand new job at Adobe as a designer advocate focusing on UX/UI animation. Read full article…

The reduced motion query at a glance

6/23/2017

Let’s talk a bit about the reduced motion query. It’s an up-and-coming feature that is going to have a big Read full article…

Motion comps: moving beyond static design deliverables

5/19/2017

In web design, our processes tend to revolve around static deliverables which can make it harder than it needs to Read full article…

Animation in Dataviz – An Interview with Nadieh Bremer and Shirley Wu

4/27/2017

I interviewed the wonderful team of Nadieh Bremer and Shirley Wu about their dataviz work for the UI Animation Newsletter, Read full article…

What Gives UI Animations Emotion?

4/24/2017

Can simple shapes really have a personality? You’ve probably caught yourself anthropomorphizing — or assigning human traits and motivations to Read full article…

Learning SVG Animation – An Interview with Sarah Drasner

4/13/2017

I interviewed the wonderful Sarah Drasner about her book on SVG Animations for the UI Animation Newsletter. She had so Read full article…

Three Illustrator tricks for better SVG stroke animations

3/3/2017

The way you draw your SVGs can have a big impact on how easy or hard it is to animate Read full article…

Resources for Sound Design in Interfaces

2/17/2017

Pairing animation with sound can enhance both the impact and meaning of an animation. In games, experiments, and interfaces alike, Read full article…

How to read cubic-bezier curves

2/13/2017

The first time I saw a cubic-bezier function in my CSS I dubbed them “number barf”. I saw them as Read full article…

Illustrator’s SVG export settings explained

1/18/2017

I get a lot of questions about Illustrator’s SVG export settings, so I made this short video explaining Illustrator’s settings Read full article…