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Design Focus: Animated Logos

The next avenue for interactivity are logos that look brilliant in both static and animated states. Get inspired here.

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Of Another

Of Another

A familiar typographic layout whose minimal looks is broken by a colorful dance of shapes. One takeaway from this portfolio would be: it’s a good idea to screencast website design work along with screenshots.

Kitchen Prague

Kitchen Prague

I enjoy the touch of quirk brought by the hand-drawn icons and words, which are wiggling like the logo. Clicking on the portfolio image once shows the name of of the project and a short description; clicking on it for the second time loads more information about it. Content blocks load asynchronously with a swinging animation.

AmplifiQ

AmplifiQ

This logo suffers a little from getting blurried with native CSS transformations that animate the canvas element into a wavy banner. Softening it up, however, is an interesting contrast to the hexagon/polygon theme. Is it overkill? I like that arranging the images in a non-linear way following the shape edges makes the top-to-bottom scrolling more interesting.

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