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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.

5 illustrations to understand and promote accessibility

5 illustrations to understand and promote accessibility

For educational purpose, I illustrated 5 quotes from my last week training on accessibility. Those are about understanding disabled people’s needs, reaching compliance levels, connecting design decisions and needs, giving the rules of the forms and the compatibility between design accessibility and innovation.

A User Research and UX Design Starter Kit

A User Research and UX Design Starter Kit

Today I want to share with you my User Research and UX Design Starter Kit. It a 51 pages PDF that contains my user interview cheat-sheet, my templates for product / service concept, a user journey map template, my user flow kit, some mobile, tablet and desktop templates for paper prototyping and a guerrilla usability testing checklist.

A Cheatsheet for User Interview and Follow Ups Questions

A Cheatsheet for User Interview and Follow Ups Questions

A put together a cheat sheet to help you write interview and follow ups questions for user research, interviews and usability test protocols (also available as .PDF). Those are fragments of questions to should help you get started writing your own questions.

52 UX Cards to Discover Cognitive Biases

52 UX Cards to Discover Cognitive Biases

Cognitive biases are psychological thought mechanisms and tendencies that cause the human brain to draw incorrect conclusions. For better or worse, you can use them in many different ways to influence user behavior in your products and services, team collaboration, etc. To help people discover and understand their own biases, Laurence Vagner and I created a deck of deck of 52 Cognitive Bias UX Cards.

Photoshop Style Guide .PSD (and workflow)

Photoshop Style Guide .PSD (and workflow)

This is my Style Guide starter file I use when I start a Photoshop project. It contains colors, responsive typography,normal, active and hover buttons, forms, icons, tables, image alignments, ui elements, etc. I thought it could be useful and some of you wanted to see it so I decided I might as well share the .PSD file. You can download it for free on github.

[Freebies] Responsive Retrofitting VS Mobile First Responsive Strategy Illustration

[Freebies] Responsive Retrofitting VS Mobile First Responsive Strategy Illustration

This content is 7 years old. Remember that the following content might be outdated.The word “Responsive” has today a lot of different meanings depending on the person you ask. In his article  Responsive Strategy, Brad Frost explains the difference between Responsive Retrofitting and what he calls Mobile First Responsive. Design. This first one is, I quote: “the process of taking an existing desktop-only website, and making it responsive after the fact.” Basically what we have been doing the past few years …

[Update] Mobile and desktop device template Photoshop and Illustrator format

[Update] Mobile and desktop device template Photoshop and Illustrator format

This content is 9 years old. Remember that the following content might be outdated.For a responsive webdesite presentation I update my Mobile and desktop device template .PSD with some new freebies in it. The new version has still the mobile, desktop and tablet device templates as .PSD vector shapes, and I added this : a laptop template the iOS devices now come into an vector .EPS format you can open in Illustrator some exported .PNG version of the vector templates You can …