The designer’s guide to digital accessibility | Web design | Creative Bloq

How to create accessible designs that work across print and digital. The notion of accessibility may bring to mind ideas of screen readers and voice control, but it’s about much more. Some impairments, for example, often go unnoticed. Take colour blindness: one in 12 suffer from the condition, so a design that uses only colour toContinue reading “The designer’s guide to digital accessibility | Web design | Creative Bloq”

The New Old: High-Tech and Design for Aging | Re/code

… While Silicon Valley excels in creating technology that engages younger consumers and makes business practices more efficient, there is a growing opportunity for technologists to apply their skill sets to redefine how people age. Take, for example, the current trend of aging in place. Smart technology has started transforming homes, infiltrating everything from ourContinue reading “The New Old: High-Tech and Design for Aging | Re/code”

Design for Everyone Guide | Sport and Recreation Victoria

The guide is a resource that uses the principles of Universal Design to provide users with an understanding of how to apply the philosophy of Universal Design during the design and construction phases of a new building or the redevelopment of a current facility. The concept of Universal Design is to simplify life for everyoneContinue reading “Design for Everyone Guide | Sport and Recreation Victoria”

Accessibility for UX: Don’t Worry, It’s Much Worse Than You Think

Elle Waters discusses UX and accessibility, providing guidelines for web content accessibility and assistive technologies along with five techniques to be used in daily work. [Video and Slides] … curated by (Lifekludger) Read full article at Source: Accessibility for UX: Don’t Worry, It’s Much Worse Than You Think

3 Ways to Improve Accessibility in Your Designs

No matter if you’re a content strategist, designer, developer, or user experience professional, you’ve probably heard that creating accessible designs restricts you from being creative. It’s an excuse, says Geri Coady, to not include accessibility in your workflow.Design for everyone, she says. As designers, we have the ability to reduce the frustration any visitor hasContinue reading “3 Ways to Improve Accessibility in Your Designs”

How to expand your audience with Game Accessibility

We make games for others to enjoy. We want to reach the largest amounts of players possible within our target group. There are many decisions we can take in our design process to improve the feel of our game. We can invest time on the core mechanics, the aesthetics, and the sound design. All that is of greatContinue reading “How to expand your audience with Game Accessibility”

Designing for the web: Neurodiversity | Web design | Creative Bloq

Neurodiversity – the idea that conditions such as dyslexia and autism are just part of normal human variation – is an unfamiliar term to most of us. The term comes from a movement to reduce the medicalisation of the experiences of people who are ‘wired differently’. Neurodiversity (and the related field of cognitive accessibility) isContinue reading “Designing for the web: Neurodiversity | Web design | Creative Bloq”

Usability, Accessibility and Telehealth | Open Health News

The telehealth market is expected to grown at phenomenal rates in the next few years. Recent reports claim that the global telehealth market may reach $6.5 billion over the next five years at an annual growth rate of 24.2 percent. Healthcare IT is known to have usability problems, but for telehealth companies to survive theyContinue reading “Usability, Accessibility and Telehealth | Open Health News”

A Guide to Color, UX, and Conversion Rates

Color is one of the most powerful tools in the designer’s toolkit. You can use color to impact users’ emotions, draw their attention, and put them in the right frame of mind to make a purchase. It’s also one of the main factors in customers’ perception of a brand. With an infinite number of possibleContinue reading “A Guide to Color, UX, and Conversion Rates”