Design critique: IKEA Kreativ (iOS app)

IKEA is one of the world’s largest furniture retailers for affordable and ready-to-assemble home goods. The IKEA Kreativ, a virtual design tool inside the IKEA app, allows users to design interactive showrooms or in their living place virtually and bring the iconic showroom experience that exists in IKEA’s offline store locations to a digital platform. […]

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Digital drawing of a sailboat at sea with a shore and a palm tree. The artwork is in a blurry watercolor style and was created using the Tayasui Sketches iPhone application.

Design Critique: Tayasui Sketches (iPhone App)

Tayasui Sketches is an art making interface that employs the use of realistic tools and the customization of many aspects of the creative process. The user is able to create new works based off of templates, pick from a selection of tools that adapt to the digital canvas, and explore many other possibilities that can be associated with digital art-making applications.

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Design Critique: AllTrails

AllTrails provides trail maps for a variety of activities all over the world, primarily focused on hiking and walking, but offering nearly 20 different types of activity trails. In addition to the navigation capabilities, AllTrails also enables detailed user reviews, building a ‘community’ of users. Let’s take a trip through AllTrails! Searching for a hike

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Assistive Technology: accesiBe’s accessWidget for Websites.

What is accessWidget? The accessWidget by accessiBe actively bridges the gap in website access for businesses by creating an enabling environment of inclusivity for people with varying disabilities. By incorporating features such as screen reader compatibility, keyboard navigation, and adjustable color contrasts, the AccessWidget ensures that individuals with visual impairments, motor disabilities, and cognitive challenges

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Assistive Technology: VoiceOver (macOS)

I’ve chosen to focus my review on the VoiceOver that comes in my MacBook laptop by Apple. This is a free built-in assistive technology that provides spoken descriptions of on-screen elements, enabling navigation and interaction through gestures and keyboard commands. Tailored for inclusivity, VoiceOver makes Apple OS systems accessible to people with temporary or permanent

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