Whether by choice or by circumstance, there are many intergenerational families sharing living space today—but do those spaces serve everyone in the family? Today we will look at multi-generational living and universal design, and how universal design principals serve everyone residing in your home.
Implementing universal design when you renovate a kitchen is a great way to make the most of the space, regardless of a users’ age or ability. Universal design helps keep things simple and streamlined to help you gracefully age-in-place, or more easily resell your home down the road. Create the conditions for comfortable living your kitchen with thoughtful universal design principles.
The kitchen is the heart of the modern home, a place to both work and relax. Updating kitchen lighting with layered lighting is a great way to improve the ambiance and workability of that space. Create “layers” of lighting to give you options:
When updating cabinets and drawers, think about the following features to improve accessibility: