Inclusive Design Toolkit updates

inclusive design toolkitThe Engineering Design Centre at the University of Cambridge (UK) has launched a new quarterly bulletin to complement the content of their Inclusive Design Toolkit. The Toolkit was originally devised for product manufacturers to better understand who they include and exclude from their designs. While the focus is on industrial design, there are lessons for designers across all disciplines. For example, the work on grasping hot cups can be applied to handles, hand held devices, touch screens, and taps, and the SEE-IT tool applies to every organisation with a webpage. This first issue has six items with links to appropriate pages:

  1. SEE-IT Tool for assessing visual exclusion for mobile friendly websites
  2. The passenger experience at Heathrow Airport
  3. Making e-commerce images fit for purpose – the Unilever experience
  4. Barclays Bank simulation equipment to help better design
  5. Opening food packaging
  6. 3D prototyping workshop from Include 2105 with a focus on gripping and holding hot drink cups
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