Pixels of the Week – October 2, 2022

Pixels of the Week – October 2, 2022

👉🏻 Curated weekly UX, Design & Tech resources: a beautiful font, better accessible names, fun 3D avatar builder, embracing constraints, Figma alternative, tone policing, an online interactive learning experiment, input type= numbers issues, why it took so long to invent the wheel, a AI creating potential chemical weapons, antipersonas, TikTok becoming a search engine, enterprise UX mental health, tone policing, CSS has(), color fonts, cool CSS blend mode effects,  a cool mac stable diffusion GUI tool, beautiful inspiration, ethical persuasion, etc.

Pixels of the Week – September 25, 2022

Pixels of the Week – September 25, 2022

👉🏻 Curated weekly UX, Design & Tech resources: button or link, an awesome font, design patterns, a font-pairing video, user interviews, a few ideas and tools to have fun with legos, a meeting scheduling tool, new things in WCAG 2.2, some realistic ugly mockups for your print designs, generative art, music theory cheatsheet, cool CSS gradients, feature creep, interesting webcam and instagram project, etc.

Pixels of the Week – September 18, 2022

Pixels of the Week – September 18, 2022

👉🏻 Curated weekly UX, Design & Tech resources: a fun chair, UI inspiration, screen reader accessibility, font advice for dataviz, cool variable fonts, infinite scroll pattern, accessibility of PDFs, overlays, accessible links, journey of a blind user, Japanese Government and floppy disks, Android accessibility, fun uncanny bot conversations,  CSS gradient text generator, and a lot of amazing inspirational content (illustrations, etc.)

Pixels of the Week – September 11, 2022

Pixels of the Week – September 11, 2022

👉🏻 Curated weekly UX, Design & Tech resources: update of my documenting accessibility for designers talk, my podcast episode on the UX hiring mess, screen reader testing, cognitive biases, agile and the misuse of “MVP”, typography inspiration, creative maps, information architecture, accessibility and easter eggs, CSS container queries syntax, is a UX career right for me, public domain awesome pictures, UX writing tool, creative list CSS styling, deceiving offboarding, breaking into digital accessibility careers, behavioral psychology at Uber, UI inspiration, etc.

A Designer’s Guide to Documenting Accessibility & User Interactions

A Designer’s Guide to Documenting Accessibility & User Interactions

Accessibility is unfortunately still an afterthought on many projects. User interaction and accessibility requirements are poorly documented, at best. Or forgotten, when handing over designs to developer teams. And fixing it later costs a LOT more than building it right to begin with. Great documentation helps teams implement accessibility requirements the right way. I will tell you why, what and how designers can document different aspects of accessibility and user interactions requirements, to build better more inclusive products.

Pixels of the Week – September 4, 2022

Pixels of the Week – September 4, 2022

👉🏻 Curated weekly UX, Design & Tech resources: better error messages, cognitive accessibility and UX design, variable font tool, LCP performance, accessibility names, GSAP MatchMedias, a beautiful font, modern CSS layout, history of clippy, CSS carousel, AI generated images for music videos, concept of fungible, Axure tips, media queries cheatsheet, a book on diagrams, darker than black paint, particle animations, etc.

Pixels of the Week – August 28, 2022

Pixels of the Week – August 28, 2022

👉🏻 Curated weekly UX, Design & Tech resources: the broken UX bootcamps model, new variable font on the site, praise of the spreadsheet, design systems, outline is your friend, webaim conference,  a fun map, font pairing, color contrast, noise, understand and test with a screen reader, typography, UX of back button, issues with agile methodology, how Janet Jackson song crashed WinXP, UX resume advice, a guide to help you with burn out, etc.

Pixels of the Week – August 21, 2022

Pixels of the Week – August 21, 2022

👉🏻 Curated weekly UX, Design & Tech resources: accessibility testing tool, accessibility checklist, a cognitive biases tool, Genderless design is a myth, CSS family selector, CSS border animation, links obfuscation and accessibility problems, AI and illustrations, color inspiration, heading accessibility issues, testing accessibility, UX research recruitment, some Midjourney fun, kaleidoscope animation, cute wooden trucks, beer consumption data viz, etc.

Pixels of the Week – August 15, 2022

Pixels of the Week – August 15, 2022

👉🏻 Curated weekly UX, Design & Tech resources: animations and accessibility, free books to learn design, history of screen readers, fitts law, a nice programming font, UX and Agile, Arcane anime behind the scene, avoiding ableist tropes, client redflags, don’t jump in design tools too soon, bringing the fun in accessibility, problems for blind users on a site, ambient sounds, autocomplete design pattern, table UX, button inspiration, Figma color plugin, illustration and dataviz inspiration, cool DALL·E experiments with pokemons, etc.

My favorite 10+ free eBooks for designers (and a trick to access more books for a small fee)

My favorite 10+ free eBooks for designers (and a trick to access more books for a small fee)

Education is something everyone should have access to. But sometimes, you might not have the budget to buy books. I put together a list of my 10+ favorite free eBooks on design, information architecture, accessibility,… And there is also the option of public libraries (or universities) to access eBooks for a small fee. Or for free sometimes.

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