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UI Design and Motion Graphics by Ash Thorp

UI Design and Motion Graphics by Ash Thorp

Many of us, while watching movies, wonder who's responsible for those great UI Design and mesmerizing credits for some great movies. From Prometheus, to the Hobbit, there are many examples of the fantastic work of designer Ash Thorp. Here you can see some of his best work. He also comes up with sweet designs for games, which is super cool. For more of his work, as well as reels of his motion graphics, please visit his portfolio! I hope you enjoy these as much as I did! Cheers. ;) Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Total Recall (2012) TOTAL RECALL HUD + GUI REEL / ASH THORP from Ash Thorp on Vimeo. X-Men: First Class XMEN : FIRSTCLASS TITLE from Ash Thorp on Vimeo. Prometheus Sherlock Holmes The Hobbit Iron Man 3 Ender's Game ENDER'S GAME - MOTION GRAPHICS REEL from Ash Thorp on Vimeo.

MTV Match Machine

MTV Match Machine

Motion design matched with beautiful vector illustrations is a perfect union and the inspiration behind the project that creative agency Wenderfalck put together for the MTV Match Machine campaign. The color scheme, the motion graphics and the illustrations have a very modern feel making this project a worthy candidate for a feature here on Abduzeedo. Creative agency Wenderfalck created the MTV Match Machine, to help love starved teens all over the world find the answer to that question. A facebook app that would match you with someone in your friends list. It was a big success with over 84 million completed tests and 7 million shares, so I got to make a case film for it. Lovely! For more information check out https://www.behance.net/gallery/23297361/MTV-Match-Machine

Leica Geosystems

Leica Geosystems

I love what people can do with motion and 3D graphics these days. I also have the pleasure to work with some of these amazing guys that can do things that I never thought imaginable like giving a 3d effect/depth to regular photos. One of the said talents I have the honor of working pretty closely with at Google is Richard Hawkins. Richard was showing me a project he did for Leica Geosystems that is truly inspiring, check it out. For this project, I was commissioned by the design team at Leica Geosystems to create a subtle yet interesting video using a selection of photographs that featured one of Leica's land excavating technologies. The final animation was then displayed as a video backdrop at CONEXPO 2014 in Las Vegas, NV. Leica ConExpo 2014 from Richard Hawkins on Vimeo. A combination of techniques were used including 2.5D and 3D camera projection. Each photo was broken down into individual foreground, midground and background layers, then placed in 3D space and projected onto 3D geometry. Animation breakdown Lieca ConExpo 2014, animation breakdown from Richard Hawkins on Vimeo. Creative Director: Alexander Kurth, Leica Geosystems Photo Retouching: Freddy Fajardo Animation, Art Direction: Richard Hawkins For more information and to check out Richards full portfolio visit http://playpauserecord.com/

Animations by Louis Ansa

Animations by Louis Ansa

Louis Ansa is a interactive designer from Amsterdam, Netherlands. He shared on his Behance profile a really cool project featuring some of his motion design work done in the past 2 years. I love to see these kinds of projects because it gives an idea of the improvements and how much the designer evolved by exercising his/her craft. For more information about Ansa check out his website at http://louisansa.com/

Motion Graphics by murAta Yuzi

Motion Graphics by murAta Yuzi

It has been quite some time since I posted about motion graphics. I have had the recent chance to work with some motion designers and it's amazing to see the things that they can do. I am trying to learn some new things but for me the problem is still getting the timing right. The video that I wanted to share today has all of it, beautiful graphics and fantastic motion. The piece was created by murAta Yuzi for the TANO*C TOUR 2014 TOKYO Jingle Movie. I love the easing and staggering of some elements, it feels very organic but modern at the same time. Motion TANO*C TOUR 2014 TOKYO Jingle Movie from murAta Yuzi on Vimeo. Stills For more information about murAta Yuzi, check out his Vimeo page at http://vimeo.com/myz/

The Sugary Death Machine - Motion Graphics

The Sugary Death Machine - Motion Graphics

Motion design is something I really want to learn. There is nothing I love more than seeing crazy cool animations, specifically because static image animations have sound and timing, which makes an incredible difference. One of my favorite types of animation are those that play with typography Enter Finger Industries "The Sugary Death Machine" motion graphics. We hope you get a kick out of this visually entertaining post. The SDM aka The Sugary Death Machine. Comped into a photographic background down our local woods, this little house is distantly related to the witch’s cottage from Hansel and Gretel (as decorated by Disney’s Childcatcher...). Then in a flurry of movement it transforms to reveal its true nature. Video The Sugary Death Machine - Finger Industries from Finger Industries on Vimeo. Making of About Finger Industries Ltd Imaginative, original animation design and production, pre-production, character design and illustration. They have helped produce campaigns for such clients as Lloyds TSB, HSBC, Mamas and Papas, Seabrooks Crisps, Oxford University Press, Hit Entertainment and more, through many leading advertising agencies. For more information visit http://www.fingerindustries.co.uk/

A Tribute to the 80s by Arkuma

A Tribute to the 80s by Arkuma

Most of the writers of Abduzeedo are from the 80s and we always expressed our love for that decade's style especially the neon lights, terrible VHS quality and the music. In terms of visual design, we can see the beginning of CGI and 3D animations, with simple forms but a lot of chrome and reflections. To illustrate that nothing better than showing some examples, in this case, the fantastic work of Arkuma. Arkuma is a motion graphic designer and illustrator from London, UK. He has been working with labels, DJs and artists on promotional material. As we can see, heavily inspired in the 80s. A Tribute to the 80s I've always enjoyed emulating the graphic style and feel of advertisments and animations from the 1980s. This is a compilation of all my past 80s inspired animations. All of the animations have been played and then rerecorded on actual vhs tape by Anton Bohlin to help get the authentic results. Chrome, VHS recordings and the Illuminati from Arkuma on Vimeo. AREA 51 Trailer Commissioned by Trashbags to create some promo material for the Area51 event which is carried out by Trashbags, Dead Eye Touring, D.F.B. and Fake Club. Area51 promo from Arkuma on Vimeo.

Motion Design Inspiration by Tyler Bowers

Motion Design Inspiration by Tyler Bowers

Following our goal of posting more about motion design and showcase motion graphic designers, today we introduce you Tyler Bowers, a freelancer motion graphic designer and graphic designer based in New York. Tyler has done work for big names such as Macy's, Nike, Fox and many more. His specialties are After Effects, Cinema 4D, Photoshop and Illustrator. Below we feature some of his work. FOX MLB TCM 31 of Oscar Macy's Brasil Super Mario World Nike Mach Speed For more information and to see Tyler's complete portfolio visit http://www.tylerbowers.tv/

Incredible World of Animated Gifs by Matthew DiVito

Matthew DiVito is a motion and graphic designer based in Boston, MA from USA. Matthew is also famously known as Mr. Div and if you haven't checked out his blog; well you're missing out! With a combination of After Effects and Cinema 4D, Matthew creates some really stunning retro and modern GIFS. I hope you'll enjoy them. For more information about Matthew DiVito, you can visit his Cargo Collective and follow him on Twitter @mattdivito. All Rights to Matthew DiVito All Rights to Matthew DiVito All Rights to Matthew DiVito All Rights to Matthew DiVito All Rights to Matthew DiVito All Rights to Matthew DiVito All Rights to Matthew DiVito All Rights to Matthew DiVito All Rights to Matthew DiVito All Rights to Matthew DiVito All Rights to Matthew DiVito All Rights to Matthew DiVito All Rights to Matthew DiVito All Rights to Matthew DiVito All Rights to Matthew DiVito All Rights to Matthew DiVito All Rights to Matthew DiVito All Rights to Matthew DiVito All Rights to Matthew DiVito All Rights to Matthew DiVito

Video Inspiration#71 - Reader Submitted Videos

Video Inspiration is a weekly(ish) post where we either feature a specific artist or show a sort of "best of" list of videos we've discovered during the week. Everything here may not be brand new, but we felt it worth sharing with the community. If you have good finds that you'd like to share, please feel free to send your links to nathan@abduzeedo.com with "video inspiration" in the subject line. This week I'm proud to feature the talent of our many readers world-wide by posting the work they've submitted. So get comfortable, hit play, and leave some encouragement in the comments below for these amazing video artists!

Video Inspiration #70

Video Inspiration is a weekly(ish) post where we either feature a specific artist or show a sort of "best of" list of videos we've discovered during the week. Everything here may not be brand new, but we felt it worth sharing with the community. If you have good finds that you'd like to share, please feel free to send your links to nathan@abduzeedo.com with "video inspiration" in the subject line. This week I've gathered some amazing videos by some incredibly unique artists. Next week, I plan to pick the top five videos submitted by YOU our readers. Stay tuned!

Video Inspiration #69

Video Inspiration is a weekly(ish) post where we either feature a specific artist or show a sort of "best of" list of videos we've discovered during the week. Everything here may not be brand new, but we felt it worth sharing with the community. If you have good finds that you'd like to share, please feel free to send your links to nathan@abduzeedo.com with "video inspiration" in the subject line. This week I'm featuring some incredibly rad videos from around the web. Hope you enjoy them!

Video Inspiration #68

Video Inspiration is a weekly(ish) post where we either feature a specific artist or show a sort of "best of" list of videos we've discovered during the week. Everything here may not be brand new, but we felt it worth sharing with the community. If you have good finds that you'd like to share, please feel free to send your links to nathan@abduzeedo.com with "video inspiration" in the subject line. This week I'm featuring some really cool videos from around the web. We've got a bit of animation, motion graphics, stop motion, short film, and a music video in the mix today. BONUS! Check out how far we've come!

Video Inspiration #67

Video Inspiration is a weekly(ish) post where we either feature a specific artist or show a sort of "best of" list of videos we've discovered during the week. Everything here may not be brand new, but we felt it worth sharing with the community. If you have good finds that you'd like to share, please feel free to send your links to nathan@abduzeedo.com with "video inspiration" in the subject line. This week I'm featuring some stunning work ranging from student animations, to commercial concepts, and fun music videos. I hope you enjoy and feel free to drop me a line in the comments with your thoughts and suggestions on what type of videos you would like to see in the future.

Video Inspiration #66

Video Inspiration is a weekly(ish) post where we either feature a specific artist or show a sort of "best of" list of videos we've discovered during the week. Everything here may not be brand new, but we felt it worth sharing with the community. If you have good finds that you'd like to share, please feel free to send your links to nathan@abduzeedo.com with "video inspiration" in the subject line. This week I'm featuring an awesome line-up of videos ranging from short documentary to stop motion music videos. Enjoy!

Video Inspiration #64

Video Inspiration is a weekly(ish) post where we either feature a specific artist or show a sort of "best of" list of videos we've discovered during the week. Everything here may not be brand new, but we felt it worth sharing with the community. If you have good finds that you'd like to share, please feel free to send your links to nathan@abduzeedo.com with "video inspiration" in the subject line. This week I'm featuring a combination of reader submitted works and some rad videos I've found around the web. Enjoy!

Video Inspiration #63

Video Inspiration is a weekly(ish) post where we either feature a specific artist or show a sort of "best of" list of videos we've discovered during the week. Everything here may not be brand new, but we felt it worth sharing with the community. If you have good finds that you'd like to share, please feel free to send your links to nathan@abduzeedo.com with "video inspiration" in the subject line. This week I'm featuring a combination of reader submitted works and some rad videos I've found around the web. Enjoy!