Inclusive design is a hot topic and choosing an accessible font for your website is important for all brands, not just public bodies and charities. But how can you tell which typefaces are accessible and does this mean a compromise in terms of design? Here are my top tips:
Universal Design (UD) is an approach to design that increases the potential for developing a better quality of life for a wide range of individuals. It is a design process that enables and empowers a diverse population by improving human performance, health and wellness, and social participation (Steinfeld and Maisel, 2012). It creates products, systems, and environments to be as usable as possible by as many people as possible regardless of age, ability or situation.