Workplace Design Principles

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Universal Design and High-end Aesthetics are Not Incompatible January 22, 2009

Filed under: Kitchen Design — ia2studio @ 7:21 pm

For many years the term “universal design” has been thrown on many kitchens.  Unfortunately, these designs are not very pleasing to the eye.  Designers are finally coming up with kitchens that not only meet the needs of those who are handicapped but also meet the needs in an aesthetic form. The designs allow accessibility and easy operability for those who are handicapped.

Resource:  Pedersen, Martin. “Total access: three European kitchen systems prove that universal design and high-end aesthetics are not incompatible.” Metropolis Mar 2007: 104-7.

Posted By:  Gregory Sikora


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