A LIST Apart: For People Who Make Websites

No. 235

April 09, 2007

Increase your web application’s accessibility via WAI-ARIA and take control of your online type with a baseline grid.

Setting Type on the Web to a Baseline Grid

As web designers, we sometimes may feel we’re on a relentless journey to bridge the gap between digital and traditional processes. Wilson Miner brings us one step closer by offering up a way to work with typographic baselines on the web.

Accessible Web 2.0 Applications with WAI-ARIA

Our web applications can suffer from inaccessibility problems due to inherent markup limitations. Martin Kliehm helps us sort through the WAI specs for Accessible Rich Internet Applications (ARIA) to increase usability.

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Editor’s Choice

originally ran: May 07, 2004

Art Direction and the Web

If design lives in the details, art direction’s turf is the Big Idea. Stephen Hay introduces the principles and techniques of the art director, and shows how art directional concepts can shape memorable user experiences.