Stop Designing For Only 85% Of Users: Nailing Accessibility In Design

Stop Designing For Only 85% Of Users: Nailing Accessibility In Design


   

As designers, we like to think we are solution-based. But whereas we wouldn’t hesitate to call out a museum made inaccessible by a lack of wheelchair ramps, many of us still remain somewhat oblivious to flaws in our user interfaces.

Stop Designing For Only 85% Of Users: Nailing Accessibility In Design

Poor visual design, in particular, can be a barrier to a good user experience. Whereas disability advocacy has long focused on ways to help the user adapt to the situation, we have reached a point where users expect products to be optimized for a broad range of needs.

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