Designing for Beauty and Accessibility

Class description

Accessibility and great design are not mutually exclusive! Learn some of the tricks used by world-class designers to follow best practices for accessibility without sacrificing aesthetics. This class will feature accessible alternatives to common design problems, featuring real-world examples and insights from some of the best-designed – and most accessible – sites on the web.

Speaker

Robert Jolly

Date

May 18th, 2017

Time

8:30 am-11:45 am

Class level

Beginner

Class type

Lecture

Track

Design & Usability

Prerequisites

None

Take Aways

  • Overview of design consideration vs accessibility
  • Understand why good design is accessible design
  • Learn about universal design as a concept and in practice
  • Introduce role and value of accessible design pattern libraries

Location

Room TH 116