Happy Halloween! Here are a plethora of fun, festive animated GIFs to get you in the mood.
Paper art comes in all forms and styles, as flexible as your imagination is. Estonian artist Eiko Ojala helps to push the medium further, thanks to his dynamic, intricate, and impactful cut paper artwork.
These mesmerizing letters are part of the 36 Days of Type project, and the work of designer Syddharth Mate.
A group of designers from Bulgaria and Italy have a collection of cute and quirky animated GIFs that all bring the Halloween spirit to life.
Designer Tyler Haywood strives to create daily animated GIFs in a series called Angular Geometry. Here are just a tiny sampling of his impressively fluid and diverse animations.
Anna Taberko's effervescent animated GIFs bring flowers and frogs alive.
Subtle yet enchanting animated GIFs by illustrator Alexandra Dvornikova.
beautiful warm illustrations from Vladimir Stankovic.
Nike iD is a really fun way to customize your kicks with just the look that suits you. This super-imaginative series by ManVsMachine celebrates the unique concept of customization and quirkiness.
In a beautifully imagined and creative manner, the animated GIF illustrations by the artist known as Sparrows are a joy to behold. Thoughtfully created, the illustrations have a rhythmic feel, without being repetitive or tiring. Via Colossal:
Photographer Lucea Spinelli takes light painting to a new place with these small moments of clever movement and magical transformation. Her work is lighthearted and inspiring, reminding us of the magic of Harry Potter crossed with a DIY spirit. Via Colossal:
A cinemagraph is basically a fancy term for an animated GIF, but the subject matter is usually ‘cinematic’ in nature, and the word just sounds nicer. Here are some perpetual motion glimpses of food preparation, by a group called Kitchen Ghosts. Created …
Consider the cinemagraph a higher form of animated GIF. Generally more refined in nature, the subtlety of the motion brings scenes alive in a breathful, elegant manner. Via Colossal, a collection of brilliant cinemagraphs from artists Jamie Beck and Kevin Burg who coined the …
The animated GIF has had an amazing resurgence in the last couple of years. From pop culture references to mini-movies, and now to these mind-watering scenes from Portland artist Jack Dougherty. I really like the subtle moves, which bring these surreal images to …