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Motion And Meaning Podcast

Val Head and Cennydd Bowles

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Motion And Meaning Podcast
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Val Head and Cennydd Bowles

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Motion and Meaning is a podcast about motion design for digital designers brought to you by Val Head and Cennydd Bowles.

Latest Episodes

Donovan Hutchinson On Web Animation Tools & Progressive Enhancement - Motion And Meaning Ep 13

The force behind cssanimation.rocks joins the show to talk about how animation experiments can inform client work and why UI animation takes both designers and engineers to pull of well. We also dig into how animation plays into progressive enhancement.

34 MIN2016 DEC 14
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Donovan Hutchinson On Web Animation Tools & Progressive Enhancement - Motion And Meaning Ep 13

Dan Mall on Inspiration and Process - Motion And Meaning Ep 12

The super friendly Dan Mall joins me to talk about how animation fits into his design process. He shares his proven approach to finding inspiration and customizing animation to the project’s brand. We also discuss how and when to present animation ideas to clients and teammates along the way. Full episode notes and transcript: http://motionandmeaning.io/episode12.html

22 MIN2016 NOV 21
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Dan Mall on Inspiration and Process - Motion And Meaning Ep 12

Rebecca Ussai on UX Choreography & branding - Motion and Meaning - Episode 11

We’re back for season two! Rebecca Ussai, UX Design Director at RG/A Chicago, joins Val to chat about the realities of designing and prototyping animation for client work. We talk about how to make sense of the overwhelming number of prototyping tools out there and what comes after UX Choreography. Full transcript and links at: motionandmeaning.io/episode11.html

29 MIN2016 NOV 10
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Rebecca Ussai on UX Choreography & branding - Motion and Meaning - Episode 11

Design Problems Animation Can Answer - Motion And Meaning Episode 10

In the final episode of season one Val and Cennydd discuss common design flows or situations that animation can be particularly helpful solution for and why. Full transcript and links: http://motionandmeaning.io/episode10.html

29 MIN2016 FEB 23
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Design Problems Animation Can Answer - Motion And Meaning Episode 10

Animation In Your Design Process - Motion And Meaning - Ep 9

In this episode Cennydd and Val address the topic of workflow and the process of actually getting good motion design shipped into an end product. They cover how to convince your team and clients that motion is important and how to document your animation decisions in styleguides.

37 MIN2016 JAN 27
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Animation In Your Design Process - Motion And Meaning - Ep 9

Animation and Accessibility - Motion And Meaning - Ep 8

Animation impacts accessibility in more ways than you might think. In this episode Cennydd and Val discuss the pros and cons of interface animation as it applies to accessibility and animating responsibly. Thinking strategically about your animation and implementing it well does more than just cater to people with special requirements, it makes your designs better for everyone to use. Transcript and links on our site: http://motionandmeaning.io/episode08.html

36 MIN2015 DEC 15
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Animation and Accessibility - Motion And Meaning - Ep 8

All About Physics! - Motion And Meaning - Ep 7

The real world is governed by physics, but in animation we get to make up our own rules. In this episode Cennydd and Val cover the simple physics of motion. Cennydd puts his Physics degree to use explaining the physics concepts that come in handy for designing realistic animation. Full transcript and notes: http://motionandmeaning.io/episode07.html

35 MIN2015 OCT 1
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All About Physics! - Motion And Meaning - Ep 7

The Wild World of Prototyping Tools - Motion And Meaning - Ep 6

Finding a prototyping tool that’s right for you can be a huge challenge. Which one of the seemingly endless options out there is the best one for you? In this episode Cennydd and Val discuss their favourite prototyping tools and why, plus how to find the best prototyping tools for you. Transcripts and links: http://www.motionandmeaning.io/episode06.html

40 MIN2015 SEP 3
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The Wild World of Prototyping Tools - Motion And Meaning - Ep 6

Mistakes we’ve made so you don’t have to - Motion and Meaning Ep 5

n this episode Cennydd and Val confess motion design mistakes they’ve made in past projects. There are stories of slow animations, mechanical easing, and why animation is so much more than sprinkles on your ice cream. Don’t miss the tips on how to avoid repeating the same mistakes yourself!

29 MIN2015 AUG 18
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Mistakes we’ve made so you don’t have to - Motion and Meaning Ep 5

Playing Director with choreography - Motion And Meaning Ep 4

No UI animation acts alone. All the bits of motion across your product or site add up to create a bigger picture. In this episode we discuss what choreography means in our digital realm while using a lot of words that start with C: choreography, consistency, and cohesiveness. Full episode transcript and notes: http://motionandmeaning.io/episode04.html

30 MIN2015 AUG 3
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Playing Director with choreography - Motion And Meaning Ep 4

Latest Episodes

Donovan Hutchinson On Web Animation Tools & Progressive Enhancement - Motion And Meaning Ep 13

The force behind cssanimation.rocks joins the show to talk about how animation experiments can inform client work and why UI animation takes both designers and engineers to pull of well. We also dig into how animation plays into progressive enhancement.

34 MIN2016 DEC 14
Comments
Donovan Hutchinson On Web Animation Tools & Progressive Enhancement - Motion And Meaning Ep 13

Dan Mall on Inspiration and Process - Motion And Meaning Ep 12

The super friendly Dan Mall joins me to talk about how animation fits into his design process. He shares his proven approach to finding inspiration and customizing animation to the project’s brand. We also discuss how and when to present animation ideas to clients and teammates along the way. Full episode notes and transcript: http://motionandmeaning.io/episode12.html

22 MIN2016 NOV 21
Comments
Dan Mall on Inspiration and Process - Motion And Meaning Ep 12

Rebecca Ussai on UX Choreography & branding - Motion and Meaning - Episode 11

We’re back for season two! Rebecca Ussai, UX Design Director at RG/A Chicago, joins Val to chat about the realities of designing and prototyping animation for client work. We talk about how to make sense of the overwhelming number of prototyping tools out there and what comes after UX Choreography. Full transcript and links at: motionandmeaning.io/episode11.html

29 MIN2016 NOV 10
Comments
Rebecca Ussai on UX Choreography & branding - Motion and Meaning - Episode 11

Design Problems Animation Can Answer - Motion And Meaning Episode 10

In the final episode of season one Val and Cennydd discuss common design flows or situations that animation can be particularly helpful solution for and why. Full transcript and links: http://motionandmeaning.io/episode10.html

29 MIN2016 FEB 23
Comments
Design Problems Animation Can Answer - Motion And Meaning Episode 10

Animation In Your Design Process - Motion And Meaning - Ep 9

In this episode Cennydd and Val address the topic of workflow and the process of actually getting good motion design shipped into an end product. They cover how to convince your team and clients that motion is important and how to document your animation decisions in styleguides.

37 MIN2016 JAN 27
Comments
Animation In Your Design Process - Motion And Meaning - Ep 9

Animation and Accessibility - Motion And Meaning - Ep 8

Animation impacts accessibility in more ways than you might think. In this episode Cennydd and Val discuss the pros and cons of interface animation as it applies to accessibility and animating responsibly. Thinking strategically about your animation and implementing it well does more than just cater to people with special requirements, it makes your designs better for everyone to use. Transcript and links on our site: http://motionandmeaning.io/episode08.html

36 MIN2015 DEC 15
Comments
Animation and Accessibility - Motion And Meaning - Ep 8

All About Physics! - Motion And Meaning - Ep 7

The real world is governed by physics, but in animation we get to make up our own rules. In this episode Cennydd and Val cover the simple physics of motion. Cennydd puts his Physics degree to use explaining the physics concepts that come in handy for designing realistic animation. Full transcript and notes: http://motionandmeaning.io/episode07.html

35 MIN2015 OCT 1
Comments
All About Physics! - Motion And Meaning - Ep 7

The Wild World of Prototyping Tools - Motion And Meaning - Ep 6

Finding a prototyping tool that’s right for you can be a huge challenge. Which one of the seemingly endless options out there is the best one for you? In this episode Cennydd and Val discuss their favourite prototyping tools and why, plus how to find the best prototyping tools for you. Transcripts and links: http://www.motionandmeaning.io/episode06.html

40 MIN2015 SEP 3
Comments
The Wild World of Prototyping Tools - Motion And Meaning - Ep 6

Mistakes we’ve made so you don’t have to - Motion and Meaning Ep 5

n this episode Cennydd and Val confess motion design mistakes they’ve made in past projects. There are stories of slow animations, mechanical easing, and why animation is so much more than sprinkles on your ice cream. Don’t miss the tips on how to avoid repeating the same mistakes yourself!

29 MIN2015 AUG 18
Comments
Mistakes we’ve made so you don’t have to - Motion and Meaning Ep 5

Playing Director with choreography - Motion And Meaning Ep 4

No UI animation acts alone. All the bits of motion across your product or site add up to create a bigger picture. In this episode we discuss what choreography means in our digital realm while using a lot of words that start with C: choreography, consistency, and cohesiveness. Full episode transcript and notes: http://motionandmeaning.io/episode04.html

30 MIN2015 AUG 3
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Playing Director with choreography - Motion And Meaning Ep 4