Interactive Case Studies
[Author: Bill Fischer]
These two case studies include one of the most visited and one of the most loved graphic user interfaces. One is contemporary. The other, from 1985. The adjusted designs meet WCAG requirements and provide a better-quality experience for persons with:
Blocked visual fields (caused by conditions such as macular degeneration, glaucoma, and diabetic retinopathy)
a wide range cognitive abilities (neurodiversity) and situational conditions like bright lights photophobia caused by migraine.
The US.gov website
Original web page
Web page viewed with red-green color-blind simulator
Revised web page mock-up
Super Mario Bros.
Original viewed with red-green color-blind simulator
Adjusted design viewed with red-green color-blind simulator