|Overview: Universal Usability|
|Type||DesignUser Interface Design|
|Definition||The design of things such that they are useful to as many people as possible.|
|Related Concepts||Ban The AverageDesign To The Edges|
What is Universal Usability?
John Spacey, updated on February 07, 2017
Universal usability is the design of things such that they are useful to as many people as possible. For example, a sidewalk may be designed for people with disabilities, baby carriages, bicyclists, commercial deliveries and to protect pedestrians from cars. Universal design is a move away from design for the "average" person by considering a wide variety of diverse use cases.
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