Category Universal Design & Accessibility

A category dedicated to Universal Design principles, best practices and ideas that are inherently accessible to people of all ages, with or without disabilities. It’s aim is to increase the potential for developing a better quality of life for a wide range of individuals.

Many say that wearable technologies are the future, but if you take a look around you’ll discover that these technologies are actually the present. Fitness and activity trackers, smart watches, blue tooth earphones, the infamous Google Glass, and even clothing embedded with sensors to track your bio metric vitals are found everywhere in today’s streets,… continue reading

I just love WordPress, which is why I attended WordCamp in the Netherlands. This year was the 4th Dutch edition, for me the 3rd time to attend and the second time as a speaker. I decided to challenge myself and talk about design and how new innovations changed the role of designers. I found a… continue reading

A plane crashes. A storm floods the land. A bomb explodes in a city. And with each of these catastrophic events, an ecosystem of victims, first responders, government agencies, volunteers, and other interested parties is created.   Everyone in this ecosystem has their own needs – victims need shelter, food, and water; first responders need… continue reading

Designing interfaces and apps for kids is not just a matter of simplification or making the buttons bigger – it requires us to consider interaction models and user experience from the child’s perspective. Children are curious, inquisitive and love to explore. They will touch and interact with everything on screen, searching to… continue reading

When it comes to web design, details matter. It’s the small things about a website that attracts and repels visitors. If you’re trying to improve the user experience your website offers, there are a few things you probably shouldn’t do in terms of design. Seemingly inconsequential design mistakes can cost you. Make sure you avoid… continue reading

„Understanding your users is the first step towards defining the exact problem. does just that!“
- Paul