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7 tools to create a site that works for everyone

The W3C has a comprehensive list of requirements that can be completed to achieve web accessibility, be that at AA or the stricter AAA level. However these are not enforced and, as a result, often overlooked. They’re also not exactly up to date, as the last full version of the WCAG (Web Content Accessibility Guidelines) was released nearly a decade ago.  But don’t worry, there are many simple ways to make your sites more accessible, and ensure that as many…

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A Portrait of Brixton: Charlie Clift celebrates the life and soul of the London community

From the moment you exit Brixton tube station your senses are sent into overdrive. There is this wonderful hustle and bustle of an area so diverse. People rush past each other, play music, shout, preach, dance, talk on their phones, take selfies, go shopping, argue and love. People from a huge variety of backgrounds whizz past each other and they intermingle in this self-contained bubble of culture. Photographer Charlie Clift wanted to capture where he lives in his latest series,…

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How to Create a Viral Infographic

So, you create infographics as part of your online marketing strategy, but how do you get them to go viral and attract loads of social shares and backlinks? Growista share their tips for a successful infographic marketing strategy in this infographic. Here’s a quick summary of what you’ll learn: Some stats that show the power of infographics Design tips, including size and balance Promotional techniques Check out the infographic for more detail. Mark is the Founder and Managing Director of…

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Instagram Post Template Bundles: Trendy Layouts for Your Insta Feed & Stories

It’s a common knowledge that nowadays social media marketing is on the rise. Perhaps, there’s hardly a business owner who doesn’t take the advantage of social media platforms. Undoubtedly, Instagram with its 800 million monthly active users is among the most popular sources for business promotion today. Have you already made Instagram an indispensable part of your marketing strategy? Are you just planning to do it in the nearest future? In either case, Instagram post template bundles are the thing…

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Free Lightroom Presets from Go Media’s Arsenal and Go Media

Free Lightroom Presets Go Media is so excited to release its first pack of Free Lightroom Presets! This pack is filled with 10 Lightroom Preset Essentials, including the fundamental resources you will need to get started processing your images with efficiency. Simply open Lightroom, import your photos or design work, head to the develop tab, and click the ‘+’ sign to import your new presets. Click on the presets until you find the look you’re after. To get full instruction…

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19 glorious geometric patterns in design

Lately, we’ve noticed a lot of designers using geometric patterns, shapes and styles in their logo designs, vector art and more. Using these shapes, the designs become a simple yet wholly striking work of art channelling influences from the design era of art deco. We’ve rounded up our favourite examples of geometric patterns and designs featuring geometric shapes. See what you think… 01. Seis x Six Geometric patterns feature prominently within Morales’ portfolio Based in Bogotá, Colombia, Silvino González Morales…

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Frictionless UX: How to Create Smooth User Flows

Almost two decades ago Steve Krug first advised us not to make users think. Today designers strive to create experiences that require no extra effort on the user’s part. Frictionless interaction has become a popular qualifier for evaluating user experiences. As designers and developers, it’s beneficial to familiarize yourself with methods that allow you to create frictionless interactions. In this article, I’ll analyze steps in user flow that often cause friction and propose solutions on how to optimize them. But…

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How free higher education can drive global innovation and diversity

Speaking on the second day of TNW’s 2018 conference, Dr. Nelly Ben Hayoun lived up to her title of provocateur by proposing a radical idea: higher education should be free for all, and the fact that it isn’t is having a negative impact on culture as a whole by stifling innovation and diversity. When speaking about potential solutions to this problem, Dr. Ben Hayoun said: How can we support a new diversity? How can we have better gender representation on…

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Un/divided

We love this catalogue/look-book from Alma Kamal for Un/divided, a concept for a clothing store that aims to break down gender-norms. Clothing isn’t separated into gendered sections, and instead the models are photographed in outfits that mix clothing from traditional genders. Just loving the general art direction and typography in this one, especially the creamy, off-white paper stock. Source link

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Reasons Why Websites Need to Be Redesigned

There is something about the month of August. As a business owner, you were probably reviewing your website and wondering, “Has my business’s image, services or products changed? Should I update my current website on my own? Should I hire someone? Do I need a brand new website? What should I do?” Don’t be overwhelmed. In some cases, your business expands and at the very least your website’s products, services or contact information needs to be updated. You may have…

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