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Animation Handbook

When it comes to software design, animation is a limitless way to make digital products feel more real by replacing “telling” with “showing.” Learn how you can use animation to demonstrate abstract concepts, make products feel more life-like, and instill more emotion into digital experiences.

What’s in the book

  1. Motion’s purpose

    Understanding the value of motion is essential to designing more human experiences.

  2. Principles of animation

    The seven animation principles for design that make the magic of digital products approachable.

  3. Animation collaboration

    Lessons from Zova Fitness, Headspace, Google, and Lyft that put principles into practice.

  4. Taking animation further

    How thoughtful animations built with a cohesive strategy will ensure greater trust with users.