Journal

UX Design & Accessibility

Accessibility should equal Usability for all. A design is only useful if it’s accessible to the user: any user, anywhere, anytime. We often mistake the concept of accessibility as involving people with disabilities. But accessibility is simply a function of access. If UX is your user’s experience, then an accessible UX just means that more users can have a positive digital experience on your website. And that means a more positive…

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Font Carefully: How to Choose Fonts for Your Website

“You can’t choose your family, but you can choose your font family.” – Wix writer Choosing your font (or font family) for your website can actually be a bit daunting. Or maybe you went with whatever site builder you’re using had set as a default, and didn’t consider its impact or whether that choice is even a good match for you or your website. So…

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It’s All About the Blend

Utopia: Work-Life Balance. It sounds nice, doesn’t it? We all say we want it, and why wouldn’t you? This whole “work-life balance” thing really does seem to be on everyone’s minds. Everyone envisions this perfect 50/50 split between work and personal time, in which you not only complete all that day’s work tasks but you have enough time left over to be some kind of Pinterest or Instagram mom. 

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How to encourage creativity

Just as art is in the eye of the beholder, the process of creativity itself can be pretty subjective. You might find that getting out of your studio or office space helps to get your juices flowing; or you might find that burrowing into your studio and being hands-on in your materials and tools is the best way to come up with new ideas or solutions. The important thing is to find what works for you.

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