How designers are “animating the sky” with drones #drone #droneday

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As drones become lighter, faster and cheaper, the popularity of synchronized drone shows is also growing. These wildy impressive displays light up the night sky like fireworks with a narrative. Designweek article goes over some of the design principles and consideration of putting on an effective drone show.

It’s a medium that is necessarily driven by tech. But putting together an impressive drone show also requires creativity and the ability to tell a compelling story.

“The sky is the biggest canvas there is,” says SKYMAGIC creative director Patrick O’Mahony. “But for us, animating it requires being able to say something meaningful, and doing so with artistic integrity.”

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