Inclusive Design Toolkit

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Method Overview

Inclusive design emphasizes the contribution that understanding user diversity makes to informing these decisions, and thus to including as many people as possible.

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Participants: Technology professionals

Materials Needed: Design concept

The inclusive design toolkit encourages informed decision-making at the concept stage.
There are four main phases of inclusive concept design:

  1. Manage: Review the evidence to decide ‘What should we do next?’
  2. Explore: Determine ‘What are the needs?’
  3. Create: Generate ideas to address ‘How can the needs be met?’
  4. Evaluate: Judge and test the design concepts to determine ‘How well are the needs met?’

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