Inclusive design is about serving all types of people, and being exceptionally aware of our biases when creating designs. If you’re doing it right, you’re building a product that is usable for people from all backgrounds, including people with disabilities. The truth is inclusive design is just better design.
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ADOBE’S APPROACH TO ACCESSIBILITY? EVERYONE’S RESPONSIBLE.
Tech companies often see accessibility as a compliance issue. At Adobe, it’s a fundamental part of good design.
Temple OT students help better the life of children with cerebral palsy
Temple University students are making a profound difference in the quality of life of some young people, and all it is costing is care and commitment.
Uncomplicated Technology, and Why It’s Always Worth Your Money
If you believe the marketing, you’d think every new gadget will change your life, but many are confusing to use or doomed to obsolescence. Here’s how to determine whether your purchase will stand the test of time.
IKEA-Engage in Inspiring and Inclusive Design in NYC
About 15 percent of the world’s population live with some form of disability. Together with leading experts in the field, IKEA is expanding its OMTÄNKSAM range with the aim of providing better products for them – and ultimately everyone.
Inclusive Design: why designing for accessibility benefits everyone
Making what you’re designing accessible helps both disabled and able-bodied alike.
How Bad Design Perpetuates Harmful Stereotypes
Specialized solutions for disadvantaged people often have more to do with negative perceptions than actual 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.
New Accessibility App Makes Enjoying a Trip to the Movies Inclusive for All
For most young people, adolescence is a time filled with fashion and romantic concerns. For Alex Koren, his teen years were the beginning of a quest for equal access for the hearing impaired.
Crutches finally redesigned after 100 yrs
With a hinged arm cradle that can be unlocked and a hand grip that rotates out of the way, your hands are free to use for better things.