Over the years, with rising conversations around accessible and inclusive design and development, the gaming industry realized how many individuals were being left out by not making their games inclusive to everyone.
Oct 08, 2020
People who have experienced exclusion or some form of trauma in their life are, more often than not, hyper-aware and more empathetic toward those experiencing it. Having these conversations to invoke change means tapping deep into personal events in our life and using our experiences to help those who don’t have the means or privilege to ensure their voices are heard.
Jul 17, 2019
What keeps us trekking is those quiet ones. The people that aren’t included because of the color of their skin, difficulty in speaking a language, those with some form of disability, impairment or disorder (be it physical or cognitive), that can’t have large reach with their voice. Because, as we know from the wonderful Kat Holmes, and must repeat to our superhero-driven selves: we are all just temporarily abled.
May 08, 2019
Though some of you have had the opportunity to use it and you may have seen us talking about it, we’ve been heads down working to iron out and “perfect” the feature as much as possible. We’re so excited to announce that as of right now, you can make your foreground (top) layer opaque.
Apr 10, 2019
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We as designers have the opportunity to invoke change. Our job is not the cure-all. Our hands are not 8 inches deep into the chest of a human being trying to save their lives. We’re designing the tools those doctors use, though. And when we decide to work on products that impact people, we also take on the burden of making their worlds our own—if only briefly.
Dec 18, 2018
Right from Adobe Max, we’re so excited to announce Stark as a plugin for Adobe XD! From the simplicity of the UI, to the clear separation of functionality, XD makes it easy and beautiful to design with accessibility in mind.
Oct 15, 2018
We believe that beyond Stark as a product, there is a need for a community that elevates and empowers the doers and makers to design and build products that are accessible, ethical, and inclusive. In that spirit today, we’re opening the doors to the new Stark community.
Jul 31, 2018