Part 1: Best Practices, Techniques, and Resources for Designing Accessible Text Over Images

In this two-part series, Hannah Milan explores best practices for using accessible text over images techniques in web and mobile app design. These practices aim to make text over images more accessible while maintaining an aesthetically pleasing look. Milan discusses the text over images design pattern and how to apply it without sacrificing legibility and readability. She emphasizes the importance of contrast between the text and image, as well as proper positioning of the text. Milan also highlights different techniques, such as overlays, scrims, strips/highlights, and utilizing copy space or blurred backgrounds, to improve the accessibility and visual appeal of text over images. The article concludes by teasing the next part of the series, which will cover additional techniques and provide useful tools and resources.