Category Archives: inclusive design

Inclusive design pioneer August de los Reyes dies of COVID-19 complications

August de los Reyes, a prominent designer who helped develop the modern Xbox interface and became a fierce advocate for inclusivity in design, has died. He had only left the house three times since March of last year—for a doctor’s appointment, for a license renewal, and to vote, according to his husband. He died on December 21. He was 50 years old.

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The Promise of Universal Design in Designing Anti-Bias, Anti-Racist Learning Experiences — Blog | The Educator Collaborative Community

post by Shawna Coppola, The Educator Collaborative member The Promise of Universal Design in Designing Anti-Bias, Anti-Racist Learning Experiences Last April I hit a milestone age. Actually, every age over 25 is a “milestone age” for me, considering the fact that I still feel like twelve year-old/seventeen year-old/twenty two year-old Shawna on the inside (depending […]

The Promise of Universal Design in Designing Anti-Bias, Anti-Racist Learning Experiences — Blog | The Educator Collaborative Community

Designing the First Humanitarian Futures Exhibition — Carlos Alvarez

Overview ‘The Future Is Now’ is an exhibition that comprises of multiple artefacts and scenarios that speculated on what humanitarian operations could look like in 2030. The IFRC Solferino Academy and Open Lab at Newcastle University collaborated with an array of design agencies and curators to bring this exhibition to life. This exhibition is the result of extensive horizon […]

Designing the First Humanitarian Futures Exhibition — Carlos Alvarez

Universal Design Summit 7

Universal Design Summit is a preeminent conference in North America, drawing experts in universal design from across the globe. UD Summit has traditionally focused on universal housing and inclusive communities. Event organizers are pleased to announce the expansion of UD Summit to include inclusive design in digital spaces.  Our current plan is to offer simultaneous virtual and in-person conferences.

UD Summit 7 will be held in May 2021 in St. Louis and attract several hundred designers, developers, builders, contractors, and architects from across the country and the globe. UD Summit 7 will provide exceptional content in the areas of affordable housing for all ages and abilities, universal design in public spaces, physical and digital community access, and universal design in digital spaces.  A pre-conference seminar will focus on ADA regulations and accessibility requirements for housing.  Continuing education credits will be offered through a variety of professional associations including AIA, IDCEC, IOTA and more.  Dozens of vendors of related products and services will be on display throughout the conference.  Opportunities abound to network with inclusive-minded professionals from varied industries.

If there is an imposing health risk to participants due to COVID-19, the event will be held virtually in the same time frame. Our current plan is to offer simultaneous virtual and in-person conferences.

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30 Best Online Course Websites to Learn UI/UX

Digital Design is not the goal of this site, however, as designer I ‘m learning UX to have a basic understanding and knowledge of this new “renamed” field (old webdesign branded ? as some designers claim.)

Neither yes or no, that’s the tech and mindset progress, like it or not, we can’t do anything about it.

Visit: Mockplus

Online project for sign language or Libras professionals

If you are a sign language professional or know someone that would like to participate and earn an extra cash – join this online job for sign language from your country at the Appen platform.

The project is available for a limited time only.

To access:

1) Register with this link at APPEN

2) When entering, look in the upper tab “All projects”.

If not all projects appear, see “Show projects” and choose “All projects” and choose GO on the right side.

3) At the projects list search for the “MEISS” project and choose the green button on the right + qualify, follow the instructions and wait to be called.

4) To be paid you need Payoneer – register through this link and still earn U$ 25 in Payoneer.

GOOD LUCK!

Do you know that you have different signal language?