Thursday, May 17 2018, marked the seventh Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD). The purpose of the GAAD is to get more people talking, thinking and learning about digital access (web, software, mobile, etc.) and people with different disabilities.
As designers, the sad reality about accessibility today is that it is rarely taken as seriously as it should in digital design projects. In some cases it is taken seriously, but it is treated more as a feature than as a mindset. And when you treat it like a feature, chances are it will be one of the first features to be deprioritized when you realize the launch date is coming up.
How the kind of research done by designers isn’t the same animal as the research done by Researchers.
The human need for control can be traced back to our earliest roots. What does that mean for product design?
Digital design is not just about opening up Sketch and playing with, shapes, textures, and animation. It’s about people.
What’s better, a light-based user interface or a darker one? A study on readability, contrast, and more.
What will happen to software designers’ jobs as their work is increasingly automated?
News & ideas
Tools & resources
: turn screenshots and designs into nice-looking shareable assetsHow does it look on social
: a preview of your site on various channelsFlopStarter
: a repository of kickstarter projects that failedPostedo
: seamlessly schedule Instagram postsTxt.fyi
: the dumbest publishing platform on the webRobinSheets
: track stock prices on Google SpreadsheetsCSS Doodle
: a web component for drawing patterns with CSS