Category: Accessibility

Rose arbour image via nan_hann, Flickr

A Different Kind of Green Design – Accessible Gardens

As the spring weather begins to draw people outside more and more, the question of accessible garden design emerges. There are plenty of specifications and technical guides available…

Graffiti image of a meeting, image via clagnut, Flickr

Where to Find Accessible Design Guidelines

For designers who are actually interested in conforming to agreed standards of excellence on accessible information and universal design, it can often be difficult to find the relevant…

Camino de Santiago marker, image via Fresco Tours, Flickr

Accessible GPS Technology

I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Michael May, CEO of the Sendero Group and a pioneer in GPS navigation and similar location devices for those with…

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Design Week 2009

Ireland’s Design Week 2009 begins this November (in and around the 2nd-8th), with events in Dublin, Cork, Belfast, Kilkenny, Louth, Waterford and Tullamore. The week will showcase the…

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Universal Design

Universal Design is a revolutionary approach to designing products, media and spaces. Unlike the Design for Disability approach, where the focus is on making a limited range of…