about textBOX


every image tells a story

textBOX is a London-based company specialising in writing image descriptions (alt-text) that describe the visual world around us. textBOX combines publishing and subject expertise with technological innovation to create tailored, cost-effective accessibility solutions for publishers, higher education institutions, and image archives.


We work with content providers to create ebooks, audiobooks and platforms that are useful, discoverable and inclusive to all readers. 


textBOX helps our clients to tell the story of every image.

we tell your story

huw alexander

Managing Director

Huw has worked in the publishing industry for over 20 years. His passion for promoting accessibility has developed over the last decade through listening to the stories and issues of users and content providers.


Huw is a member of the Publishers Association Accessibility Action Group and a regular conference speaker on image description + accessibility issues. 


He now describes things for a living.

Have a question? Contact Huw at huw@textboxdigital.com

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the world.

Susan Sontag | On Photography

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