Haiku Blog

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Introducing Haiku 🎉

February 01, 2018

Haiku is a design tool for animated user interfaces — for real apps. Think of it as a design portal to your team's codebase. Use Haiku to: Design imaginative UI components Snap them into existing codebases (Web, iOS, Android) Then keep iterating…

Designing the Real Thing with Haiku Actions

December 21, 2017

Let’s explore using Actions in Haiku to create the following interactive design: The actual haiku http://bit.ly/2CXrjD1 has *far superior quality than the gif the shown here.* I want to start by emphasizing that what we’ll be making is a real…

Motion design for the web, iOS & Android with Haiku

December 12, 2017

A common design goal of modern digital products is to surprise and delight users, and motion design can be a powerful tool in your arsenal to do that. Entertaining loading animations, gratifying feedback and using motion to lead the eye between…

Lottie Without After Effects

November 06, 2017

Lottie Who? The process of creating motion for mobile felt broken up until Airbnb released a stunning open source library called Lottie . Prior to then (Feb. 2017), creating complex mobile animations required an arduous back-and-forth between…