Principles of Universal Design


UNIVERSAL DESIGN: The design of products and environments to be usable by all
people, to the greatest extent possible, without adaptation or specialized design.
The authors, a working group of architects, product designers, engineers and environmental
design researchers, collaborated to establish the following Principles of Universal Design
to guide a wide range of design disciplines including environments, products and
communications. These seven principles may be applied to evaluate existing designs, guide
the design process, and educate both design.


Authors Various

Publisher NC State University

Year 1997

Language English