Every year we learn from our theme and incorporate it into our values.
This year we’re exploring how ‘Design is for Everyone’, a value that will have us improving indefinitely as we uncover how design is inclusive, open, empathetic, accessible and sensual.
Captions and subtitles have been a part of our lives for years, and with so much content being accessed digitally, it’s important that as many people as possible have access to Afrikan Design.
We’re adding a full, downloadable transcript to each episode of Afrika Design.
Speakers of English as a native or second language benefit, and engage more. 80% of people who used subtitles in this study did not have a hearing impairment.
Sound sensitive environments like gyms, libraries and matatus, where you can’t listen, or if you have a hearing impairment.
It can help people with attention deficits, learning disabilities, or autism.
Provides clarity on spelling of names for people, places and brands.
It can help you learn & understand more: ~90% of students who used closed captions found them at least moderately helpful for learning.
To read more on the benefits of transcription, subtitles and closed captions, check out these informative articles: