When a designer revises an existing corporate palette for accessibility, the real challenge is to sell it to stakeholders. The Designer Colin Shanley shares his insights about testing a color palette for accessibility and how to persuade stakeholders to adopt the changes.
Illustration: Colin Shanley
A bite-sized guide to help you chose fonts with better legibility for all.
The lesser-known cousin of the Technical Debt, the design debt gathers all the good design concepts or solutions that were skipped in order to reach short-term goals. Like usability tests, an out of date design system and... accessibility that has been neglected!
In this Axe-Con virtual conference, Anna Cook, Senior Product Designer speaks about how to audit components for accessibility issues from design to code using plugins, best practices, and testing tools.
The Atkinson Hyperlegible font a new typeface was designed with a greater
legibility and readability for low vision readers. The Braille Institute has the
generosity to make it free for anyone to use.
By the way, A11y Toolbox uses for the body content the Atkinson Hyperlegible!
A checklist wrote by the British Designer Gari Reid to help designers ensure the product they design comply with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG).
(I personally keep it into my favorites!)
Dyslexia affects about 1 in 5 people worldwide. I am one of them! I
appreciate the article questions the utility of Dyslexic fonts. And it gathers
general font tips to help to improve the overall quality of your website's
Original Illustration: Harriet Birt