Pattie Moore, a gerontologist who studies the social science of aging, designs products with older adults in mind. When Moore was 26 she disguised herself as an 80-year old woman and taveled to over 100 cities across the US and Canada.
Moore had nine characters, ranging from a homeless woman to a rich woman with a chauffer. Her experience, as well as her expertise in gerontology, have informed her designs. Moore’s design clients have included OXO, Herman Miller Healthcare, AT&T, Corning Glass, and 3M.