Accessibilitype! (TypeCon2013: Portl&)

7046c1d182e4ae28f4623f22f8fbde9b?s=47 Erik Vorhes
August 25, 2013

Accessibilitype! (TypeCon2013: Portl&)

I gave this talk at “TypeCon2013: Portl&.” Additional notes are coming (follow me on Twitter — @erikvorhes — for updates).

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Erik Vorhes

August 25, 2013
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  1. Accessibilitype! Erik Vorhes · TypeCon2013: Portl& · 25 August 2013

  2. Accessibility is about inclusion.

  3. Accessibility is about breaking down barriers.

  4. Accessibility is not only about blindness.

  5. Guess that typeface!

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  7. Georgia

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  9. Verdana

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  11. Comic Sans

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  13. Zapf Dingbats

  14. Accessible Typography

  15. • Whitespace • Color & Contrast • Size • Weight

  16. Accessible Type

  17. 1Il 0Oo ij Helvetica 1Il 0Oo ij Georgia 1Il 0Oo

    ij Lucida Grande 1Il 0Oo ij Times New Roman 1Il 0Oo ij Verdana 1Il 0Oo ij Trebuchet 1Il 0Oo ij Comic Sans
  18. What about webfonts?

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  27. Time to play.

  28. The Wife’s Lament Exeter Book, folio 115ª

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  44. Resources • Web Content Accessibility Guidelines http://www.w3.org/WAI/intro/wcag.php • WebAIM http://webaim.org

    • Colo(u)r Contrast http://snook.ca/technical/colour_contrast/colour.html http://webaim.org/resources/contrastchecker • xScope http://xscopeapp.com
  45. Thank you! http://erik.vorh.es @erikvorhes “Accessibilitype!” · TypeCon2013: Portl&