That Design’s Not Done

Another short one this week, as my UXPA talk is getting closer, and I’m on kid-duty as I write this. Figured I’d try something a little different this time, talking about a design that’s not done. Your design looks fine, the design looks great, and you may think it’s time to celebrate, but hold those […]

Startup Versus Enterprise Design

One of the things I’ve been thinking about this week as I’m preparing for my upcoming UXPA Boston 2021 talk is this… What makes a successful Enterprise Designer? Is it different from a Startup designer? Having done both, I figured I’d share my experience about the differences. Startup Design I started my career in a […]

Gotchas of Accessibility

Recently, there was a Twitter thread going around asking what accessibility fact you’ve learned recently. I responded with a few, but thought I’d take it a bit further here. I’ve been practicing accessible design for almost ten years now, and there are a lot of gotchas of accessibility I’ve picked up. Design crime – Designing […]

Screen Readers and Image Metadata

If you’ve ever used WordPress (and there’s a pretty good chance you have), you may have noticed that they provide some convenient, albeit confusing, options on ways to add secondary content to your images. So, how do these settings affect screen readers and image metadata? I figured I’d dive into this and other methods of […]