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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.

stellify.net

Purchasing Power Parity

For the Web, its DNA is to be as accessible and inclusive as possible. Parity is another way to manifest that.

unwrittenrulesproject.com

Unwritten Rules Encyclopedia

Learn about the social rules that control Black lives.

fastcompany.com

Why one designer has been fighting for inclusion for 50 years

Acclaimed designer and thought leader Cheryl D. Miller shares her decades-long quest for design justice.

lisa-angela-fftv.medium.com

Undoing the Toxic Dogmatism of Digital Design

How do we start to dismantle and rebuild a system that disempowers and excludes by “design”?

css-tricks.com

Changing Emoji Skin Tones Programmatically

So, you know how many emoji have different skin tones? Emoji skin tones are extremely popular, especially over text and on social media.

fastcompany.com

One Microsoft designer’s quest to make the industry more inclusive

Maurice Woods, founder of the Inneract Project, has spent 15 years teaching Black and brown kids about creative professions.