Reading Time: 8 minutes Arrays of Primary, Secondary, and Tertiary interactions are a familiar pattern. Does their content, taxonomic, and visual design assist or compound our experience?
Reading Time: 5 minutes HTML offers a choice of emphasis for individual words and blocks of content. Let’s create an inclusive experience of emphasis beyond using an em tag.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Browsing my favourite YouTube channels, I found an ideal lunchtime project. Online Tutorials featured a snatty CSS image erection effect. It made me think of a 4-fold flyer I created for an art show. It was ideal to play with.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Why embed a PDF inside our HTML? Isn’t it odd? Our digital medium is HTML. It’s a wonderful space offering accessibility, beauty, inclusion, and versatility.
Reading Time: 4 minutes I dislike off-the-shelf content management systems (CMS). They allow anyone to publish content to the Web. That’s fantastic! If only you would deploy them accessibly!
Reading Time: 6 minutes We should stop writing the “and/or” conjunction. Its visual meaning is ambiguous and the audible experience is horrible when announced as, “and slash or”. We can design an improved experience.
Reading Time: 2 minutes When specialised vocabulary exceeds a readability score of Grade 8, then replace it with something that doesn’t. I found the ideal phrase is, “ice cream”.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Demonstrating an improved and inclusive UX of lists for visual and non-visual readers
Reading Time: 2 minutes Replace your brand’s negativity with positivity. Words and phrases are as important to our users’ mood as your graphics. Happy writing!
Reading Time: < 1 minute One Day everyone will know when their best visual design decision results in a poor content experience. In the meantime, let’s lament the loss of common sense.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Listen to or watch any smartphone review this year and there’s an energetic reference to the camera’s zoom. “7 to 12 x”. X?
Reading Time: 4 minutes Microsoft Edge exemplifies a dark pattern designed to make revenue. Is it only a scam?
Reading Time: < 1 minute Just because it is accessible does not mean it is inclusive. Dog Poo is Accessible – you don’t want to wade thru it.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Investigating the implementation of the prefers-reduced-motion setting for vestibular disorders
Reading Time: 3 minutes Why? Static wireframes are not prototypes. I expect to use this technique when demonstrating inclusive and accessible UX or UI design strategies. These include relative units, fluid responsiveness, and server responses that static wireframes or [insert ‘prototyping’ software of choice] click-through output can only fail to convey. Starting Out It’s been a while since I […]
Reading Time: 12 minutes Adding usability and accessibility to special HTML characters and punctuation for screen reader and visual users
Reading Time: 3 minutes Our visual designer plans a section with a heading and four numbered areas to describe four steps or areas to explore in our product. You know the thing. In this scenario: The code strategy is not specified. The developers use some CMS or framework or other, which makes their lives easy and adds weight to […]
Reading Time: 5 minutes Our latest submission covered information architecture and content as a part of Module 3, the psychology of UX. My preliminary research was included as an Appendix and is included here for (my) future reference. Research: content and information ”…You need to have a good understanding of the content before you even think of tackling the […]
Reading Time: 6 minutes There’s an example storyboard in Preece, Rogers, Sharp’s (2015) Interaction textbook that held my attention. In less than a moment I recognised it is a very poor example. Sure, it is intentionally simple and it is also unintentionally of poor quality. It exemplifies why UX design can fail to reach the levels of delight we […]