AVOID (Note Image Left): The REI website places a semiopaque black box behind text that overlays an image, but the contrast is still too low to support readability for the white text over light-background photos. Right: The main headline appearing over clouds fails to pass even the 3:1 contrast-ratio threshold for big text.
Wendy Corbett worked in media and publishing (10 years) before retraining in digital and gaining a Masters in Design from Central Saint Martins in London. Wendy has worked on print and digital projects for education, planning, urban environment and independent business. She works as an independent designer and lectures in design at the University of Worcester in the UK.