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James Ward:  Simple, satisfying gifs

‘I hail from the leafy suburbs of Surrey in the UK’ says James Ward, who has a degree in Television and Video, developed an interest in graphic design and ‘kind of accidentally ended up being a motion designer’.  He became hooked on gifs after contributing to the well known design project called ‘9 squares’ and says that it ‘sparked a bit of a creative awakening for me’.  In his gifs you can see an artist deliberately working within the limitations of the form and in the process creating minimalist, miniature works that feel extremely satisfying to view again and again, despite involving  a little as one single line.

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