Animations in user interfaces can have an explanatory role and help understand the relationship of interactive elements. But many animations are timed very poorly – most animations are simply too slow.
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Make sure your animations are snappy. As a rule of thumb: cut the duration of your animations in half until it feels too fast. Then go one step back. In addition, don't use linear easing and make sure to take the travel distance into account.
Written by Jonas Kamber, Digital Product Nerd and UX Enthusiast since 1998. LinkedIn