Web Accessibility: Why it matters

Why should you make your website accessible? According to the CDC, 26% of Americans (61 million) have a disability and over 20% of the population is over 55 years of age and may have similar access issues. Making your website easy to access, navigate, and read helps to reach these segments of the population. A...

AR and customer experience: Fountainhead Gallery

We are revisiting our Augmented Reality and Customer Experience series to explore how AR can impact selecting artwork for purchase. Seattle’s Fountainhead Gallery has partnered with Art Storefronts to offer live previews of how the artwork on their website will look in your home. Art Storefronts’ AR tool works seamlessly through the Fountainhead Gallery website...

Conclusion Fountainhead Gallery’s use of the Art Storefront AR tool is just one more way augmented reality is helping consumers make informed decisions without seeing the physical object of interest. Allowing customers to virtually preview art in their homes decreases the chances of selecting a piece from a gallery that is the wrong size, color,...

Virtual Reality is changing how people interact — here’s how:

Technology is continuing to improve its functionality and accessibility, as businesses across the world are simultaneously learning how their employees can work together productively without having a formal office pace. At the intersection of these two trends sits Virtual Reality. VR uses computer technology to create an interactive environment that immerses users with simulated visuals...

5 Top UI/UX Trends for 2021

The field of UX is constantly changing, and we should expect nothing less in 2021. Here are five of the top design trends you should keep an eye out for (and look to implement) this year: 1) Motion Graphics — Animated elements on both mobile and desktop apps engage the user so much more than...

Increasing Diversity in Design

Design, specifically UX and UI, lies at the intersection of understanding people, technology and branding. You can’t build effective, easy-to-use products and platforms without connecting with the end-user and understanding their needs, desires and pain points. So, technically, the more diverse a design team is — with regards to gender, race, thought, experiences, abilities and...