The Curb-cut effect - how designing for the disabled can benefit a far greater audience. You will have heard this countless times before, and this article by Steve Jacobs gives loads of examples throughout history of this very effect.

You are probably aware that the telephone resulted from Alexander Graham Bell’s work in support of children with disabilities (deaf). The same is true for: typewriter … condensor microphone … tape recorder … e-mail

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Posted by Ian on Wednesday, November 27, 2002

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