A UX Designer’s Guide to Flavorful Alt Text

Serena Howeth Article

Reading Time: Six Minutes Alternative Text (alt text) is the HTML tag that provides descriptions of images on screens. That’s the basic definition, but it’s also a crucial element impacting the digital experience for people using screen readers and other types of assistive technology. When considered from this perspective, it’s a key component of UX Design and deserves as much …

The Era of Adaptive Experiences: Rethinking Universal and Inclusive Design

Kelly Goto Article

If you’ve ever spent a day on crutches, helped a friend manage a wheelchair, or helped an aging and hearing-impaired parent conduct a phone conversation, you’ll appreciate the beauty of universal and inclusive design. And perhaps you’ll understand when we say that these challenges, too, represent a kind of diversity. When most people think of diapers, they think of the …