Policy to Support Inclusion

Countering Design Exclusion: An Introduction to Inclusive Design

Countering Design Exclusion coverInclusive design, universal design and universal access are long standing, familiar terms with clear and laudable goals. However, their teaching and industrial uptake has been very limited. Many products still exclude users unnecessarily for reasons ranging from corporate insensitivity and the size of the market for inclusive products to the individual designer's inability to design them.

Year: 
2010
ISBN: 
978-1852337698
Author: 
Simeon L. Keates and John Clarkson
Publisher: 
Springer

Universal Use

Where did “universal design” come from, and where is it headed? Will our future be populated with products that work for everyone, or we will increasingly use devices customized for an audience of one? How do we acknowledge individual differences while building a more accessible world?

Universal Use (PDF)

Year: 
2015
Author: 
John Crowley
Publisher: 
Harper's Magazine
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