Two designers having a look at the design system that needs an update.

What is design debt?

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 Like usability tests, an out of date design system and...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!

Illustration of an open computer displaying Anna Cook's talk about Auditing Design Systems for Accessibility

Auditing Design Systems for Accessibility

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.

Extract of the original article "Building an accessibility Library"

Building an Accessibility Library

An interesting article about how providing designers accessibility tools have helped them to apply their knowledge and develop a greater understanding of accessibility.

March 9, 2021
A designer designing with all his heart

WCAG for designers

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: seeing more than a regular brain allows (we see the bigger picture)

Dyslexia fonts

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 typography.

Original Illustration: Harriet Birt