The room fell quiet as Samantha Figgins began to dance. She contracted and extended, each gesture ripe with meaning. One moment she crouched in seeming defeat, and the next she stood tall, then whirled with unmistakable joy.
Smart Design’s Davin Stowell shares the origin story of the OXO Swivel, one of the great icons of 20th-century industrial design.
Home modifications can help delay institutional care, creating benefits for the individual, the taxpayer and the healthcare system.
Barbie is making moves to broaden the definition of beautiful. In June, Mattel will debut a doll that uses a wheelchair and a doll with a removable prosthetic leg as part of its barbie fashionistas line.
Virtual Reality technology opens up new experiences and possibilities in music for people with disabilities.
“We thought this was a great opportunity to partner with an organization that understood some of the unique design challenges of creating a truly inclusive space where all children can learn and play together”
hen Wendy Chisholm and I got together over a decade ago to write a book about web accessibility, the first thing we had to tackle was the title.
As designers working in an ever-changing field, it’s important that we develop an understanding of the timeless design principles that underpin everything we do. In part one of the Universal Principles of User Experience Design, I’ll explore the foundations that enable us to establish some universal principles of UX.
Explore experimental works and practical solutions designed to inspire wonder and new ways of accessing our world. Wander through a scented snowstorm, play a furry instrument in a Tactile Orchestra, investigate the sonic properties of glass, and experience many more multisensory experiences from some of the world’s most creative thinkers, including Christopher Brosius, KunstLAB Arnhem, Studio Roos Meerman, Maya+Rouvelle, and more.