This little browser feature might change my life:
document.designMode = 'on';
Turning design mode on by entering the this line in the console will make all the text in the target element (the whole page in this case) editable. Sweet!
Crafting an accessible site is a multidisciplinary task for sure. One of the things that designers can do early in the process is ensure readability. A big part of this is font size and color choices that are contrasty enough to read.
Here are two (Mac) tools that can help:
I heard about both of these from Brad Frost and Dan Mall’s designer/developer workflow video.
Brad Frost and Dan Mall posted a video of them collaborating on a site redesign. For nearly two hours, they are live designing, coding and narrating their process–I watched the whole thing. I imagine that this is what it’s like for gamers watching a great team on YouTube or Twitch.
Here are several points that really stood out to me:
A List Apart: The Problem with Patterns
Kantega nailed it with this video, what sort of UX designer are you?