Universal Design Solutions for Temperature and Comfort Pt. 1

If your home is supposed to be a comfortable haven, you're going to want to have your temperature control dialed in. We're going to publish a two part series about temperature regulation methods as they pertain to Universal Design. Not sure what Universal Design is? Click here to read our intro post! One of the… Continue reading Universal Design Solutions for Temperature and Comfort Pt. 1

The Importance of Texture

Last week when we discussed the kitchen, we talked more about the space planning and the function of the fixtures rather than the materials that visually excite or provide comfort to a space. This week we are diving into the feeling a space provides, this season really evokes the feeling of comfort especially at home.… Continue reading The Importance of Texture

Universal Design Solutions for the Kitchen

Whether it’s a temporary injury from a weekend warrior trip gone wrong, a family member visiting for the holidays or a permanent disability that we are designing for, the kitchen is second only to the bathroom as the most important space that needs to be usable for a variety of abilities. When thinking about accessibility,… Continue reading Universal Design Solutions for the Kitchen

Universal Design Solutions for Lighting

With winter coming on in full swing and Daylight Savings behind us, we're reminded daily that adding lighting to our homes can be beautiful, useful and promote greater health. Different types of lighting can help us with everything from reading and cooking to highlighting wall art to alleviating symptoms of Seasonal Affective Disorder. For those… Continue reading Universal Design Solutions for Lighting

Universal Design Solutions for Showers

It’s that time of year again! The holidays are coming! And those projects that you promised yourself you would start in January still aren’t complete (or even started!) “Last year it was so hard to help grandma in and out of the tub,” “How am I going to keep grandpa safe in the bathroom?” “Oh… Continue reading Universal Design Solutions for Showers