Designing for Inclusion

Part 2: Research

We all have limits to our abilities — physical, social, emotional and cognitive. How can we design to embrace these universal things that make us human, but also create solutions that are highly adaptive to an individual person?

We as designers can help to remove obstacles, enabling people to participate in society no matter their individual challenges. Let’s imagine a future that puts human empathy at their design core!

A good read

A scenario to focus on

Photo by David Shankbone (CC BY 2.0) | flic.kr/p/5gtURW

Taxonomy of a grocery store

Market research

White cane

Photo by zoetnet (CC BY 2.0) | flic.kr/p/7MqywS

iPhone

Screenshot from a video by TommyEdisonXP | https://youtu.be/c0nvdiRdehw

Be My Eyes App

Screenshot from www.bemyeyes.org/

Colorsay App

TapTapSee App

Screenshots by TapTapSee

The Reading Finger

Images from www.yankodesign.com/2011/09/02/the-reading-finger/

Appendix

What is this about?

The designer behind the project

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We are a group of interaction design students working and we are part of the Microsoft Research Design Expo 2015 on inclusive design.

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