When designing for accessibility, we focus on removing barriers that might prevent certain people from using your product. But why should we care about accessibility? And how do we design for accessibility?

The importance of designing for accessibility

How to design for accessibility


As a designer, at a point in your career, you’re going to give presentations. And it’s crucial to do it right.

A photo of a megaphone.
A photo of a megaphone.

Smile & make eye contact


Being a visual genius and having a killer portfolio is, at this day of age, not enough to get you hired. You need the soft skills to stand out. Let’s go through some of those skills and discuss why they are so essential.

This is a photo of a white feather.
This is a photo of a white feather.

Ask questions


Here are some methods to create optical balance.

Size


Let’s go through a couple of examples of how some designers are applying bad practices to create dark patterns.

This is an image of a Star Wars Stormtrooper.
This is an image of a Star Wars Stormtrooper.

Trick questions


Here are three properties to take into consideration.

Harmony


Here are six fundamental properties.

Alignment

Semih Yılmaz

A digital designer creating functional and delightful experiences that solve real human problems.

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