Decorating Decoded: Universal Design

Designing space for every age, stature, abilities and mobility

I want to talk to you today about universal design and while its principles are also applied to products, technology and services, I want to focus on how it is used in the home.

First, let me explain exactly what it is. Universal design, also called inclusive design, is a way of approaching design that incorporates all the principles that make a space aesthetically pleasing and functional, but it takes the functionality and usability up a notch. What does that mean exactly?

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Decorating Decoded: Universal Design

Designing space for every age, stature, abilities and mobility

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August 18, 2018

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Music, fun, camping, music workshops, Kids Zone and more!

August 16, 2018

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August 14, 2018

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August 11, 2018

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August 10, 2018

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August 9, 2018

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August 8, 2018

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August 7, 2018

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July 7, 2018

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June 30, 2018

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June 29, 2018

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June 28, 2018

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June 20, 2018

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June 19, 2018

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June 16, 2018

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June 15, 2018

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June 14, 2018

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June 7, 2018

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June 5, 2018

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May 17, 2018

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