---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of Braille clothing tag for use by people who are blind or have low vision. The Braille Label provides information about clothes, simple washing instructions and textile details for individuals who are blind or have low vision. This Braille Label prototype was a 2012 International Forum (iF) Design Talents entry. TITLE: Clothes Tag Get Braille! WEBSITE: Yanko Design. REF: http://www.yankodesign.com/2012/10/29/clothes-tag-get-braille.
The Feel 'N Peel Sticker Kit, model 1-08843-00, is a set of tactile, braille, and large print labels designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The kit includes more than 2,300 stickers, including more than 1,200 point symbol stickers, more than 200 smiley/frowny face stickers, 200 reward statement stickers, and more than 600 braille/print alphabet stickers. The stickers come in sheets, and are made of durable plastic in bright, translucent colors. They can be used by teac
---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype prescription-medicine pill bottle for individual who are blind or have low vision. Two University of Cincinnati design students, Alex Broerman and Ashley Ma, have designed their “Inclusive Bottles for the Blind” in order to make identification and use of pill bottles more straightforward and affordable than existing high-tech solutions. The bottles were designed after carrying out a survey of existing products and end-users identified a nu
---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of a set of Braille labels that are mounted on public handrails to allow individuals with visual disabilities to safely and easily navigate stairs. Even with a guide cane in hand it can be difficult to negotiate a flight of stairs solely on instinct. The Safety Dot is a set of metallic Braille labels mounted on a handrail that inform the user of the number of steps remaining on the stairway. TITLE: Handrails That Speak. WEBSITE: Yanko Desig
The Select-A-Spice Carousel is a rotating spice rack designed for those with low vision. 1/4 teaspoon of spice is dispensed with each click—allowing for uniform measurement. The carousel includes 12 canisters on a rotating base and 55 spice labels. Each canister hold 4.5 ounces of spice. The Select-A-Spice Carousel can also double stack or mount under cabinets.
Touch To See Identifiers are Braille and large print labels designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Labels come on one sheet with 141 letters and 32 numbers in both large print and braille. The number of labels varies by letter, with more labels for more frequently used letters such as A or S. There are three labels for each numeral from 2 to 9 and four labels each for 0 and 1.