Information about our cookies

logotipo Desing for All Foundation

logotipo Desing for All Foundation

Upload help

Upload help

Upload material

Upload material



News

Skip block of pages
<1 .. 101112
Barcelona City Council and BCD Barcelona Centre de Disseny sign an agreement to promote sustainability and ecodesign within the business community
Image showing Pau Herrera, President of BCD, with Antoni Vives, Deputy Mayor, Urban Housing On 18 November 2011, Barcelona City Council signed an agreement with Barcelona Centre de Disseny (Barcelona Design Centre) (BCD). Under the agreement, member organisations of the Barcelona Agenda 21 Network can access the BCD Ecodiseny (Ecodesign) platform, allowing them to publish best-practice case studies, participate in knowledge-exchange events and gain access to a community of experts, among other services
Publication date: 02-12-2011.Read more: Barcelona City Council and BCD Barcelona Centre de Disseny sign an agreement to promote sustainability and ecodesign within the business community
New technology allows the creation of truly tactile touchscreens
Image of a device incorporating the tactile screen with the inner parts shown alongside Researchers at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne have developed tactile surfaces with relief effects, meaning that users can feel raised keys under their fingers. Scientists at the École’s Laboratoire d'Actionneurs Intégrés (LAI) in Neuchâtel managed to control the texture of a screen so that the “feeling” of specific areas could be modified
Publication date: 02-12-2011.Read more: New technology allows the creation of truly tactile touchscreens
The University of Vic and the Design for All Foundation sign a agreement to integrate Design for All into educational intiatives
Image showing the Rector of the University of Vic and President of the Design for All Foundation shaking hands On 18 October 2011, the University of Vic and the Design for All Foundation signed a collaboration agreement to carry out Design for All initiatives and educational programmes, and in so doing to work together to disseminate and share knowledge, with the aim of contributing to the improvement of society through teaching, continuing professional development and raising public awareness
Publication date: 21-10-2011.Read more: The University of Vic and the Design for All Foundation sign a agreement to integrate Design for All into educational intiatives
New ISO standard for Accessible Packaging design
Image of older man with a selection of packaged items The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has published a new standard, ISO 11156:2011, Packaging – Accessible design – General requirements. This intends to facilitate the design of packaging which is easier for everybody to use, by taking into account the varying physical and sensory capabilities of users
Publication date: 06-10-2011.Read more: New ISO standard for Accessible Packaging design
Cooperation Agreement between World Tourism Organization, ONCE Foundation and ENAT
Image of Taleb Rifai, Alberto Duran López and Lilian Müller shaking hands Aimed at enabling universal access to tourism facilities and services, the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) the ONCE Foundation and the European Network for Accessible Tourism (ENAT) have signed a Cooperation Agreement to promote the development of more accessible tourism
Publication date: 30-09-2011.Read more: Cooperation Agreement between World Tourism Organization, ONCE Foundation and ENAT
Sumindes joins the Network of Towns and Cities for All
Logo Sumindes The company Sumindes specializes in the manufacture and distribution of objects made of foamy (also called eva rubber), and is in constant search of new design solutions which range from games for children and adults, up to articles for desks, the beach or promotional gifts, amongst others
Publication date: 11-05-2011.Read more: Sumindes joins the Network of Towns and Cities for All
Skip block of pages
<1 .. 101112

Statistics | Accessibility | Privacy | Suggestions | Contact

Calle Piquer nº 29, Baixos 1 - 08004 Barcelona Tel +34 93 470 51 18, Fax +34 93 371 76 49 - foundation@designforall.org