Is Universal Design the Next Design Trend?
Is aging in place and universal design the direction that the industry is taking? Or possibly the direction it should take? In the 2017 Aging in Place Report by HomeAdvisor, found that “46 percent of respondents had renovated parts of their homes in anticipation of getting older, though less than half of respondents over 55 were familiar with the term “aging in place.”
In the article “13 Products for a Universally Designed Home” by Products for Residential Construction Professional, discusses how and why manufacturers and designers are stepping up to provide accessible products for all homes. Drawered cabinetry, dishwasher drawers and gliding doors are just a few features industry experts are designing for the universal home. Visit the link below to find out more about ascetically pleasing while still functional products you could put in your next design.