Published: October 23, 2008
Maureen Stone, Sharon J. Laskowski, Svetlana Z. Lowry
This document is a digital color design guide for the electronic displays of voting systems. It encodes best practice for usability in general, and specifically to accommodate a wide range of color vision deficiencies. Systems that follow these guidelines will use color sparingly, yet effectively. In the words of designer and information visualization specialist Edward Tufte, they will do no harm, avoiding common misuses of color that interfere with legibility and create confusion.
Citation: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) - 7537Report Number:
NIST Pub Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Pub Type: NIST Pubs
Voting Systems, Digital Color, Color Guidelines, Usability, Color Vision Deficiencies, Contrast
Created October 23, 2008, Updated February 19, 2017