Link tags: colourblindness



Designing for colorblindness - The Verge

In design, both in the digital and physical worlds, color should never be the sole indicator of meaning. A simple test: if your work was converted to grayscale, would it still be usable?

Andy describes life online with deuteranopia and dispenses some practical advice for designers:

If there’s any uncertainty, adding labels, icons, or textures to each meaningful color of your design will make it accessible to many more people, regardless of their ability to perceive color.

We are Colorblind » Patterns for the Color Blind

A pattern library that considers colour blindness.

Color Oracle

A very handy little app that sits in your menu bar on OS X and can instantly show you how your screen would look if you were colour blind.