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Celebrated architect and designer Michael Graves spent the final decade of his life in a wheelchair, and it profoundly affected his focus. The Design Tourist Karen LeBlanc conducted one of the final interviews with Graves and she explains his commitment to creating barrier-free accessible design for seniors and those with disabilities.
Here’s a phrase you’re going to hear a lot — UNIVERSAL DESIGN. That means that designers are creating products for the home that are safer, easier and more convenient for everyone, no matter their size, ability or age. Aging in place is something more and more of us want to do…to stay in our homes and have them adapt to us, rather than forcing us to move to assisted living centers.
Designers are creating products for the home that are safer, easier and more convenient for everyone, no matter their size, ability or age. So we asked Karen LeBlanc to head to one of the world’s biggest design trade shows and come back with the latest aging in place trends.