Features that need to be considered when designing a home built for adaptability.
What would you say are the most important things a trade professional should consider as they design and build their homes?
With consumers spending more time in their homes than ever before, Susan Duncan and Beth Taylor discuss the importance of universal design for all homeowners, regardless of age, ability or circumstance.
Beth and Susan discuss how to market Universal Design in homes for today’s market.
Today’s homeowners approach to health and wellness in design is largely based in the ability to customize product options to fit their needs. Susan Duncan and Beth Taylor discuss the product options available, and the trends we’ll be seeing in the next 3 to 5 years.
How to approach universal design from a broader perspective, helping eliminate the stigma that adaptability is meant only for an older population.
Investing in accessible design upfront means a broader-reaching appeal for the homeowner when trying to sell the home.
Improve accessibility and safety by swapping stairs for ramps in your home or yard. by Laura Gaskill. Houzz Contributor. I cover topics ranging from decorating ideas, product picks, Houzz tours, and interviews with designers and architects, to the monthly home maintenance checklist. If you or someone in your household is in a wheelchair, ramps are …
Brighten the way for eyes of any age with ambient and task lighting that supports safety and imparts beauty by Anne-Marie Brunet, CKD, CBD, CAPS. Houzz Contributor, Certified Kitchen and Bath Designer, Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist and the principal of Sheridan Interiors, Kitchens + Baths. Lighting can create drama by accentuating dark areas and creating bright …
by Becky Harris. Houzz Contributor. Hi There! I currently live in a 1920s cottage in Atlanta that I’ll describe as “collected.” I got into design via Landscape Architecture, which I studied at the University of Virginia. I’ve been writing about design online for quite a few years over at Hatch: The Design Public Blog.