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medium.com

When Equal Isn’t Equitable

Equality and equity are notions that are sometimes used interchangeably.

uxdesign.cc

Hey, check out this egg-laying wool-milk-pig: said no one ever

How designing for customization leads to inclusion on Wikipedia.

prototypr.io

Neurodiversity and Inclusion: Choosing Kinder Design

From night mode to alt tags, Medium’s text-to-speech and Twitter’s font slider, visual impairments are often catered to, but what about the others?

indeed.design

How Inclusive Are Your Designs? Use This Audit to Find Out

This free guide helps you go beyond usability heuristics to create equitable, human-centered experiences.

ericwbailey.design

Comic Sans is a good typeface, actually

Perception of Comic Sans as an inferior typeface is a bit of a self-reinforcing phenomenon in the design community, and that’s a problem.…

rtl.fyi

The Middle-East languages inclusion manifesto

Middle-easterners can't think in their native language as many platforms do not support reading and writing from right to left.

nngroup.com

Inclusive Design

Inclusive design describes methodologies to create products that understand and enable people of all backgrounds and abilities.

kittygiraudel.com

Understanding the gender spectrum

It helps trying to see gender as some sort of a spectrum rather than a binary thing.

uxdesign.cc

Designing for gender neutrality

To create in gender-neutral terms, designers need to look beyond the traditional ways of defining personas.

indeed.design

Globalizing Your UX Designs

Designing for users across the globe creates more inclusive experiences and products.

blackillustrations.com

Black Illustrations

Launched a year ago, Black Illustrations is a large collection of digital designs of black people for your next online project.

webflow.com

The history of the pride flag & tips for inclusive design

Take a closer look with us into the history of the Pride flag and how to make design more inclusive.

medium.com

Surviving IDEO

After 23 interviews over twelve months, I believe that without significant reform, IDEO is an unsafe workplace.

fastcompany.com

Only 4.8% of U.S. designers are Black. Adobe, Gap, and more want to change that

Nearly two dozen companies are pledging to bring equity to design through the newly launched Diversity in Design Collaborative.

uxdesign.cc

Inclusive UX in an era of anxiety

Accessibility continues to be an important topic across multiple industries, yet mental health and anxiety don’t often immediately come to mind.

medium.com

Ravi Vasavan: Designing for Deaf Power

This Deaf London-based designer works on visual and verbal identity for brands across digital platforms to feature the work of Deaf Black creatives.

blog.twitter.com

Sharing lessons about our image cropping algorithm

Twitter shares an analysis of its assessment for potential bias problems and use of machine learning in its image cropping algorithm.

cardsforhumanity.idean.com

Cards for Humanity

Deal the cards to get a random person and their needs. Your challenge is the work out how to design for this person.

uxdesign.cc

How to write inclusive, accessible digital products

Here’s how to write digital products that include people of differing backgrounds and abilities.

fastcompany.com

7 tangible ways to make vaccine websites more accessible

Vaccine registration websites weren’t designed for the people who need them most. Here are easy fixes that don’t require starting over.