How inclusion shapes design: an interview with inclusive designer Kat Holmes
Category Archives: Comfort
UB architects look to grant universal access to modern design trends
A group of University at Buffalo architects and researchers is looking to create a bridge for builders to access the latest design trends.
A Taxonomy of Inclusive Design: On Disclosure, Accessibility, and Inclusion
This series will explore concepts, practices, and organizational shifts that are central to inclusive pedagogy in higher education.
Right Under Your Nose: Universal Design in Norway
Universal design has been part of Norway’s national policies and strategies for more than 15 years and is preferred to the traditional approach of accessibility for people with disabilities in public environments.
Designing Museum Programmes for People with Dementia
Cultural institutions such as museums have an important role to play in dementia awareness and education. They can also serve as safe spaces and can run a variety of activities. Within museums, people with dementia can enjoy programmes tailored to their needs.
The untold story of the vegetable peeler that changed the world
Smart Design’s Davin Stowell shares the origin story of the OXO Swivel, one of the great icons of 20th-century industrial design.
National Disability Theatre Launches with Ambitious Goals for Inclusion in American Theater
So, as a storyteller, I ask myself, how might the stories we tell on stage change if they are told from a disability perspective?
The best built environment is an inclusive one, designed for ageing and disability
Home modifications can help delay institutional care, creating benefits for the individual, the taxpayer and the healthcare system.
A Fully Accessible Space
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.
LapWrap Positioning Pad Provides Security for the Patient and Versatility for the Surgical Team
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.