AccessAbility: Handbook on Accessible Graphic Design

How do we plan a graphic design project to help ensure it is as accessible as possible for the intended audience? This handbook is meant for anyone involved in the process of designing communication materials.

This resource covers a number of important topics, including:

  • Planning & Management
  • Design Fundamentals
  • Typography
  • Digital Media
  • Physical Media
  • and Further Resources


© The Association of Registered Graphic Designers (RGD)

The Association of Registered Graphic Designers (RGD) is Canada’s largest professional Association for graphic design professionals, with 4,000 Members, including firm owners, freelancers, managers, in-house designers, educators and students. Through RGD, Canadian designers exchange ideas, educate and inspire, set professional standards and build a strong, supportive community dedicated to advocating for the value of design.

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