When you’re designing a page, it’s essential to think about who your audience is — and that your audience may not have the same abilities as you. Making your documents accessible is not just about adding alternative descriptions to images; it’s about thinking through all the ways you can make your design work for as many people as possible. Join me as I explain the choices you can/should consider in an accessible visual presentation using text, such as font, color, contrast, size, column width, spacing, kerning, and more.
Up to 67% of all accessibility errors can be prevented solely in the design phase. This number is from an internal case study at Deque and referenced by Anna Cook in her awesome blog post “Auditing Design Systems for Accessibility”