Structures for clarity and confidence in workshops

Designing and delivering your own workshop can be daunting. The mixture of design questions (like What is being taught? How can people learn? How do we share?) and facilitation questions (like How do we invite and welcome people? How do we create trust and safety?) can be a complicated mess. This post is about a […]

Modeling spaces of Accessibility

Agency And Autonomy User Experience, and design more generally, is interested in enabling the individual to do the thing they want to do. However, this can be unhelpful when discussing accessibility because it ignores much wider social and poltical ideas of personal independence and autonomy. “Doing the thing I want to do…” is a tightly […]

The problem of ‘Looks good’ inclusive design

This post will seem cruel but it is about an important issue in the space between accessible and inclusive design. Tokyo 2020 The Olympics in Tokyo in 2020 offer the possibility of some great new design for inclusion. Japan, due to its ageing population, has been ahead of most countries in public and urban design […]