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Safety Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Safety design is the philosophy and practice of modifying a standard design process to include a formal consideration of the human factors involved in safe use of the product. Thus, the skills of the designer are put to greater use than...

Universal Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Universal design is a paradigm from the 1990s that proposes designing products, buildings, and exterior spaces to be usable by all. When universal features are well integrated, they are invisible so that a feature may provide a baseline...

OXO

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Following military service in the Second World War, Sam Farber earned a Harvard economics degree in 1946, and went on to establish Copco Inc. in 1960, a company dedicated at least in part to producing easy-to-use kitchenware for people...

Origins of a Misfit Design The Advent of the Modern Wheelchair (–1945)

Elizabeth Guffey

Elizabeth Guffey is Professor of Art and Design History at State University of New York, Purchase. Her area of specialization is 19th, 20th and 21st century design history. Elizabeth Guffey has authored numerous books and articles on design, and was a founding editor of the leading design journal Design and Culture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Designing Disability : Symbols, Space, and Society

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...After she’d grown up, Ruth Bie couldn’t remember meeting Franklin Delano Roosevelt (FDR) or patting the dog on his lap (Fischer, 2008) (Figure 1.1). And perhaps FDR would have preferred this. In the last twenty years we have become...

The Fifth Dialogue on Articulating Justice in Design

Turkka Keinonen

Turkka Keinonen is Professor of Design at Aalto University, Finland. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Designers, Users and Justice

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...In this dialogue Practitioner and Scholar develop heuristics for justice in design, leaning on the capability approach. They hesitate to simplify the capability approach to a set of simple principles, but decide to take the chance because...

Introduction

Elizabeth Guffey

Elizabeth Guffey is Professor of Art and Design History at State University of New York, Purchase. Her area of specialization is 19th, 20th and 21st century design history. Elizabeth Guffey has authored numerous books and articles on design, and was a founding editor of the leading design journal Design and Culture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Designing Disability : Symbols, Space, and Society

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...At its heart, this book aims to show how the International Symbol of Access (ISA) came into being, not just as a design, but also a manner of thinking (Figure I.1). When I began writing this book, I was under the illusion that this would...

Signs of Protest (1974–1990)

Elizabeth Guffey

Elizabeth Guffey is Professor of Art and Design History at State University of New York, Purchase. Her area of specialization is 19th, 20th and 21st century design history. Elizabeth Guffey has authored numerous books and articles on design, and was a founding editor of the leading design journal Design and Culture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Designing Disability : Symbols, Space, and Society

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...In 1981, a group of disabled people wanting to use a public bus in Los Angeles discovered that, although the United States could lift men to the moon, city buses couldn’t lift a wheelchair a few feet into a bus. Twenty-odd wheelchair users...

Epilogue The Beginning of the End?

Elizabeth Guffey

Elizabeth Guffey is Professor of Art and Design History at State University of New York, Purchase. Her area of specialization is 19th, 20th and 21st century design history. Elizabeth Guffey has authored numerous books and articles on design, and was a founding editor of the leading design journal Design and Culture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Designing Disability : Symbols, Space, and Society

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...In September 2013, Ontario’s Lieutenant-Governor David Onley announced that it was time to replace the familiar wheelchair symbol. In tandem with Ontario College of Art and Design University’s Inclusive Design program, he agreed...

Fitting In (1945–1961)

Elizabeth Guffey

Elizabeth Guffey is Professor of Art and Design History at State University of New York, Purchase. Her area of specialization is 19th, 20th and 21st century design history. Elizabeth Guffey has authored numerous books and articles on design, and was a founding editor of the leading design journal Design and Culture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Designing Disability : Symbols, Space, and Society

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...In 1950 Marlon Brando hit the big screen. Standing at the cusp of a critical career in film, his best-known performance until then was his searing portrayal of Stanley Kowalski in Tennessee William’s 1947 Broadway plays A Streetcar Named...

Patient-Centered Care and the Design of a Psychiatric Care Facility

Laurene Vaughan

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Laurene Vaughan is Professor of Design at RMIT University, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sarah Pink

Designing Cultures of Care

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...This shift to a patient-centered care paradigm has implications not only for how hospitals provide care but also for how they are experienced and perceived by patients and communities more broadly. It confronts the traditional and outdated...