Anima has announced the launch of version 4.0, which will allow designers to create prototypes in Figma that are translated into components in React with the click of a button. See an article on TechCrunch or watch an overview by Femke.
Design Lead Gabriela Schmitz from LottieFiles gave a talk at Figma Meetup. If you didn’t try it yet, Lottie has a popular plugin for Figma.
The article covers some of the most common animations found in apps and websites and how to implement them in Figma.
Great demos of the most popular animations.
A step-by-step walkthrough for creating a fairly complicated animation in Figma.
Unn Swanström is looking at how big a difference animations can make in prototypes and shares a few tricks for creating them in Figma.
As always, Gleb comes up with an incredibly creative way to push Figma’s limits.
Create, preview, and export sequence animations.
Figmatch between illustrators Clare Freeman and Alicja Colon, hosted by Rogie King and Justin Mezzell on Twitch.
Ultimately she went with InVision Studio, but her comparison and experience of using them is really interesting.
The plugin provides access to the library of Lottie animations and interactive designs.
Build and animate a prototype for a simple micro-interaction in Figma in this tutorial by Jeremy Osborn, Academic Director at Aquent Gymnasium.
Nerdfox — whose motion design work was featured in the last issue — builds concept design for The Mandalorian promo website and animates it using Smart Animate.
The article dives deeply into different methods of adding animations to designs in Figma — GIFs, Figmotion plugin, simple prototypes, and Smart Animate.