The COVID-19 pandemic has changed how humans use digital products. As usage numbers increase, we must think of everyone when designing.
Make the world work for 100% of humanity, in the shortest possible time, through spontaneous cooperation without ecological offense or disadvantage of anyone.
In our profiles on the winners of the Universal Design Awards 2019, we focus on Prashant Gade, a young innovator, who has developed a low cost prosthetic arm that is changing the lives of upper limb amputees.
What would the world look like if there was more diversity and inclusion in inventing? Over the past few years, academic research has identified significant disparities in the rate at which people obtain patents.
The LapWrap ensures complete patient stability by firmly securing patients’ arms by their sides during the entire surgical procedure, with full visual access for the surgical team.
Aimed at kids and adults alike, the smiley-faced kitchen tools make it easy and enjoyable for everyone to lend a hand at mealtime.
Everyone should be able to access information or use a product and/or service easily.
Voice-controlled technology like Amazon Echo, Siri or hands-free features in Google Maps are things we’re starting to take for granted. But as Mary Meeker’s 2017 Internet Trends Report noted, voice controls are changing computer-human interfaces, and industries, broadly.
Wouter Corvers envisions street infrastructure created for people of all shapes and sizes.
No one ever wants to see loved ones suffer in their later years. Not everyone takes the time to do something about it. For Sha Yao, watching her late grandmother’s decline at the unrelenting hands of Alzheimer’s disease prompted the industrial designer to take creative action in the form of assistive tableware.