How Firstborn became an agency without losing its soul
When I stepped off the elevators and into Firstborn’s headquarters, I thought maybe I’d made a mistake. I’ve been to quite a few agencies. No… Read more
Motion and code: Getting to know Lucas Zanotto
Italian-born designer/animator Lucas Zanotto’s career is as varied and playful as his creations. Moving seamlessly between analogue and digital techniques, he’s created commercials, short films,… Read more
Augmented reality calendar brings year to life with animation
As a holiday gift, Royale crafted a limited run of beautifully designed letterpress calendars. Viewed through the the companion AR app (also created by Royale),… Read more
Way to Go, a VR-friendly walk through the woods
Shortly after we were musing on the state of storytelling for emerging virtual reality platforms here on Motionographer, the National Film Board of Canada released Way… Read more
yesyesyall is like MTV back when it was MTV
I’m not a nostalgic person, but I grew up in a time when MTV wasn’t a 24-hour reality show marathon. Where I lived in suburban Houston,… Read more
How Google uses motion design to make tangible tech
When Google introduced its Material Design visual language in the summer of 2014, it felt like a train I’d been expecting for years was finally pulling into the… Read more
David O’Reilly: Mountain Q&A
David O'Reilly shares some of his thoughts about his first game, "Mountain"
Patatap is an interactive animation/sound effects playground that’s perfect for a Friday. Created by Jono Brandel and Lullatone. Hint: Put on your headphones and tap… Read more
Lucas Zanotto launches Yatatoy
Designer/director Lucas Zanotto has launched Yatatoy, a new studio dedicated to creating “safe digital toys and educational apps” like Drawnimal and the newly launched Miximal.… Read more
WHITEvoid: FLUIDIC – Sculpture in Motion
Between April 9 and 14, 2013 the art installation FLUIDIC – Sculpture In Motion is being displayed in the Temporary Museum for New Design in… Read more
Firewall: An Interactive Fabric Surface
Firewall is a new interactive artwork by New York media artist Aaron Sherwood created in collaboration with Michael Allison.
Incredibox debuts an interactive, character-based music sequencer.
The Macula: “Archifon”
The Macula, a Prague-based studio, uses projection mapping to turn the Olomouc Baroque Chapel into a giant musical instrument. Visitors use laser pointers to activate… Read more
Quayola and Memo Akten for the London 2012 Cultural Olympiad
Nexus Interactive Arts has worked with Quayola and Memo Akten on Forms for the London 2012 Cultural Olympiad, which is part of the larger countdown… Read more
Good morning! Here’s some tiny tutorials from London-based Animade to makes you smile and enjoy the simple magic of animation. Check out the whole series… Read more
lab212 creates a magical experience in Starfield – an interactive swing that amplifies your flight through space. Money shot at 0:39.
Stimulant has created LoopLoop, a visual musical sequencer that runs on the Sifteo cubes. LoopLoop uses an animated visual language as well as touch, motion,… Read more
Antilop: Coca-Cola’s 125th Anniversary Exhibition’s Future Room
Istanbul creative agency Antilop created this audio-visual and interactive installation for Coca-Cola’s 125th Anniversary Exhibition’s Future Room concept for Turkish modern-art museum santralistanbul.
Next Steps in Interactive: Marshmallow Laser Feast and Design I/O
Real-world projection mapping was all the rage in 2011. Many a building was seen breaking apart or getting filled up with geometric shapes. This technique… Read more
Motionographer Holiday Catalog 2011 (Part 2)
In a continuation of last week’s post and Royale’s excellent holiday short, this is the second of Motionographer’s Holiday Catalog three-part series, which reviews some… Read more
Björk and Scott Snibbe: Biophilia
Creative Applications reviews Björk and Scott Snibbe’s experimental music album meets iPad app, Biophilia.
Mirada: 3 Dreams of Black Interview
Motionographer recently posted 3 Dreams of Black, the Chris Milk music video intended for exclusive viewing on a browser. When it’s running, the animation progresses… Read more
Tronic’s Gesture-based Interactive Wall
Tronic + Brandfirst created “Trail of Tiles,” an interactive installation for Yahoo! and agency Goodby, Silverstein & Partners.
Theo Watson & Emily Gobeille – Interactive Puppet Prototype
Theo Watson & Emily Gobeille (aka Design I/O) show off a quick puppet prototype using Xbox Kinect