“Articulating DesignThinking”

The Brief* “Modern Age”

How can the design of products, spaces, and services make growing old seem more attractive and inviting?

11% of the world’s 6.9 billion people are over 60.  By the year 2050 that figure will have doubled to 22%.  If we are to support a growing number of older people we need to produce products, spaces, and services that allow them to stay healthy and well in and around their own home.  You are asked to design a domestic product, living environment, or service for older people that surpasses conventional expectations. More info. on the symposium which this brief is part of here