There’s no such thing as fully automated accessibility
Weekly curated resources for designers — thinkers and makers.
“I furrowed my brow staring long and hard into the pixels of the monitor. Monica had pulled up a website that I had never heard of before, but my attention was caught by the circle stuck to the bottom right-hand corner of the screen. It had an icon of a little person with their arms outstretched, symbolizing accessibility.”
There’s no such thing as fully automated accessibility →
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Where did this interaction come from? →
A brief history of interaction design.
Applying for public housing or a room at the Ritz →
Which one is easier?
Good/bad product designers →
Helping teams clarify expectations.
Setups: A repository of workspaces, items & tools from the creator community.
Food for thought
I’m not scared to re-enter society; I’m just not sure I want to →
“After so long spent doing nothing, the prospect of having to Do Things again is daunting. My new tolerance for human interaction maxes out at about two hours, after which I start getting secretly antsy to be alone on the couch watching TV again.”
Gridless design →
“The web is good at these things, just not in the ways that designers have been accustomed to working. We'll take a look at how we got here and how we might change our perspective. Let's think outside of the grid and allow other guidelines to provide a comprehensive layout.”
Saying no →
“So, I’m practicing saying ‘no’ more. It still feels like I’m doing something wrong. I’m alleviating the dread by re-framing incoming requests. Rather than seeing them as obligations, I’m thinking of them as opportunities to flex the ‘no’ muscle.”
Little gems this week
Course-correcting after the digital revolution →
Tips on becoming a successful product design intern mentor →
Tools and resources
Is Blender the future of 3D modeling and VFX?
Homepage UX →
The current state of homepage UX, with 8 common pitfalls.
Pass-through blending →
What is this new blending mode you see on every design tool?