The Design Tourist: Universal Design Trends


Here’s a phrase you’re going to hear a lot — UNIVERSAL DESIGN. That means that designers are creating products for the home that are safer, easier and more convenient for everyone, no matter their size, ability or age. Aging in place is something we all want to do: to stay in our homes and have them adapt to us, rather than forcing us to move to assisted living centers.

Karen LeBlanc, The Design Tourist, headed out to one of the world’s biggest bath and kitchen design shows and came back to share with Growing Bolder some of the hottest universal design places she found.