The Necessary Rise of Inclusive Design

Reduced Inequalities by Design

On-Demand

November 2021

1 HSW CE Credit, AIA # DAS439-21 - 1 HSW LU, IDCEC # 115391 - 1 CEU

About this webinar

This course, "The Future of Design: The Necessary Rise of Inclusive Design" encourages dialogue and shares methods to adopt Inclusive Design approaches within the daily practice of design - while seeking to inspire industry professionals to imagine an inclusive world that is powered by your creativity and sense of humanity.

As our world becomes smaller and smaller, humanity aspires to: provide care, work, play and live connected experiences that are more meaningful. As designers it is our responsibility to create considerate environments that support this quality of life for all. This is the Future of Design.

The content of this course has not been approved by the United Nations and does not reflect the views of the United Nations or its officials or Member States.

Hosted by Ian Rolston

Ian Rolston is a creative soul, inspired by connecting humanity to what matters most. After working for the world’s top brands and companies, he founded Decanthropy, a methodology and inclusive design consultancy that helps reimagine spaces for projects, places and people. As a thought leader, registered design professional and speaker, Rolston encourages relying on one’s sense of humanity to inform design solutions. His insights, studio workshops and project collaborations focus clients on establishing better. Better work, better play, better moments of connection and better care.

Upon completion, you'll be able to:

  • Create positive discussions around Inclusive Design practices.
  • Identify where opportunites lie in everyday "design practice". 
  • Recognize the value in adopting Inclusive Design practices.
  • Gain a new perspective on your role as industry professionals. 
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