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The Fast Guide to Accessibility Design

by Baires Raffaelli Author

What examples come to mind when you think of well-designed places—the Louvre in Paris, Central Park in New York City, Bellagio Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas? Though it’s important for well-designed environments to be visually appealing, they must also be functional for everyone, which is to say: inclusive and accessible. The Fast Guide to Accessibility Design serves as both reminder and checklist for those seeking to create accessible cities and spaces that welcome all categories of people. Using color photographs and mindful formatting, this book practices what it preaches in presenting its topics, which include using big fonts and contrasting colors for signage, planning effective open spaces, planning for mechanical aids, such as installing moving walkways over escalators, and so much more.