The beloved potato peelers or audio books weren't designed with the general population in mind. So how did they come to be? What inspired their development?
This talk will explore the history of designing for disabilities, the value of multisensory design, and the ethical and business case for creating products and services that are accessible to all. By embracing the principles of inclusive and multisensory design, companies can create products and services that are not only more engaging and memorable but also more likely to be embraced by a wider audience.
What you will learn
Why designing for disability is important and how you can achieve it
The value of multisensory design
How accessibility can improve your product
About the speaker
Natalia Filvarova is a neuroscientist & UX researcher, currently at Google working on digital identity systems for kids and families. She is driven by giving a voice to those who need it most, and advancing multisensory and experiential designs that are inclusive at their core. Natalia has previously built startups in medical diagnosis and food design, as well as founded education & communication non-profits. She is an Oxford and LMU neuroscience graduate, as well as an MBA holder.