Accessibility for websites and apps (part 2): practical tips to get started

In part 1 of this article, we have explained what ‘accessibility for the web’ means and why it is important. In part 2, we list five hands-on tips to get started to make your own web content more accessible. Ready? Here we go! Provide sufficient contrast between elements In the design phase, your process of […]

How to do bias-free UX research for your business

Regardless of your occupation, you spend approximately 9.3 hours per week gathering information. Hours add up with all the searches you do outside of work, such as finding that recipe you want to make, daily news and new workouts to try. You’ll even go so far as to search for those topics amongst different sources – just […]

Emakina récolte 13 prix aux Horizon Interactive Awards 2019

Depuis près de 20 ans, cette compétition sélectionne, promeut et récompense les meilleurs sites web, vidéos, publicités en ligne et applications mobiles. Chaque année, un panel de professionnels de l’industrie spécialisés aussi bien en digital, qu’en design, en publicité ou en marketing, analysent les candidatures afin de sélectionner les projets les plus ambitieux sur des […]

Cats, Pizza and Magic Wands at Emakina CodePen Meetup

Emakina proudly hosted an enthusiastic CodePen meeting at its Brussels office. CodePen is an online community for testing and showcasing user-created HTML, CSS and JavaScript code snippets. Our event invited front-end developers to discover projects and network with their peers. +50 talents in one room The get-together was not only interesting, it also united a […]

L’invité de la Quinzaine: Véronique Aptekman, Fondatrice de The Paris Spotter

Tous les quinze jours, retrouvez l’interview de la Quinzaine dans votre Newsletter Food For Thought. Ouvrez vos chakras, boostez votre quotient “cool” et insufflez le bon mot! Et si vous n’êtes pas encore inscrits, rendez-vous ici. Avec The Paris Spotter, Véronique Aptekman propose une expérience alternative aux bons vieux cahiers créés par les bureaux de […]

Accessibility for websites and apps (part 1): what & why?

One billion out of the world’s population are faced with disabilities: visual impairment, physical disabilities, hearing impairment, photosensitive seizures, cognitive disabilities, color blindness,… These disabilities may prevent them from accessing digital content – your digital content. Of course there are solutions in the shape of assistive technologies such as speech recognition, braille terminals, and assistive […]

Ethical design: how to design the right thing, responsibly

What are the first things that come to mind when you think about design? Do you tend to associate design with impressive architecture, trendy chairs, and shiny graphic interfaces? What if we are all designers – and that includes you?  Wait – we are all designers?  Yes, that’s right. No matter what you do exactly, you are contributing to the creation of something, at […]

UX-Design : l’allié d’un site e-commerce efficace

Parmi les nouveaux métiers du digital, l’UX designer et l’e-merchandiser prennent de plus en plus d’ampleur. Encore peu connu il y a peu, ces deux métiers sont de plus en plus recherchés. Sur internet comme en magasin, le client attend d’être séduit, rassuré et accompagné dans son achat. Seul ou presque face à son écran, […]

FIVB and Emakina get Gold at Sitecore Experience Awards and Silver at IAB Mixx Awards!

Last minute news: FIVB (International Federation of Volleyball and Beach Volleyball) and Emakina win Gold Prize at the Benelux Sitecore Experience Award 2014 for the creation of a digital eco-system. The prize, called the “Best Digital Marketing Solution Award“ is for the work carried out by Emakina and The Reference, a member of the Emakina Group. One of the […]

How to do bias-free UX research for your business

Regardless of your occupation, you spend approximately 9.3 hours per week gathering information. Hours add up with all the searches you do outside of work, such as finding that recipe you want to make, daily news and new workouts to try. You’ll even go so far as to search for those topics amongst different sources – just […]

Big Design Up Front, Emergent Design, or somewhere in between?

Big Design Up Front and Emergent Design are two extreme ends of a single spectrum. In this video, Julien (Sr. User Experience Designer at Emakina.NL) explains both design options for software development. He covers the strengths and weaknesses of both approaches. He believes neither provides the ultimate answer. He explains why it’s somewhere in between. […]

Positive Vibes Rule at TEDxCADBrussels

Last weekend, Emakina celebrated the kick off of the first TEDxCADBrussels, as main sponsor. And it was an inspiring day, filled to the brim with enthusiasm, engagement and creativity. Curious eye witness Our colleague Digital Strategist Anna Boroshok was our curious eye witness at this first TEDx event of the College of Advertising & Design. […]

Google I/O Live Geek Party @Emakina

When Google stages its Google I/O Live, the world of technology and digital communication listens…

That is especially so at Emakina, where new ideas and refreshing trends are the staple diet of professionals in all possible walks of life working actively to turn digital into exciting experiences.

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