The Universal Design Living Laboratory in Columbus, Ohio, is the top-rated universal design home in North America with three national universal design certifications. The Universal Design Living Laboratory serves as an example of how to best design for everyone of all ages and abilities.
Designing for inclusion means continuously asking the right questions in an effort to push the boundaries of software design and pave the way for a future where no user gets left behind.
Stylist Stephanie Thomas helps her clients find smart, fashionable looks and wants to make adaptive clothing more readily available.
The key difference between inclusivity and accessibility, in relation to interaction design, is often overlooked. However, by collaborating with – and for – people with disabilities, to understand how things work for them in their context, we can address this issue.
Detroit was the first city in the United States to be designated a UNESCO City of Design by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization.
Luke Anderson has thought a lot about designing accessible spaces. And he’s come to an important conclusion. “It’s not us that have disabilities, but it’s the places we live, work and play that are disabled.”
Currently, the various cousins and alter-egos of universal design remain in the realm of selected advocates. For many architects and designers, this is considered a “speciality” area of design, pursued by few and mastered by fewer.
Design Core Detroit is licensing a design competition for commercial businesses from the city of Montreal to recognize “inclusive design” that’s created spaces that are welcoming to all in Detroit.
NewsHour Weekend’s talks to New York City’s Digital Accessibility Coordinator about the importance of accessible design and tours an exhibit at the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum that highlights these advancements.
Kat Holmes argues that to truly achieve inclusiveness, we need to first look at who we’re excluding.