Val Head is a Senior Design Advocate at Adobe, author, and web animation expert. She is the author of
Designing Interface Animation
on Rosenfeld Media, teaches
on lynda.com, and curates the weekly
UI Animation Newsletter
. Val has been featured in Net Magazine, published by Fast Company, A List Apart, Smashing Magazine and more, and she’s spoken at dozens of events all over the world including Pixel Up, Web Directions, UX Week and An Event Apart.
Thanks to the wide support of the prefers-reduced-motion-media feature, we now have more advanced ways to design motion that can be creative and innovative while also being safer for those with motion sensitivities.
It’s important to understand how animation can be used (or not used) in your design system. In this article, Val Head explains how you can help ensure that your brand is using animation consistently and effectively while also helping your team work faster.