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Inclusive kettle wins DFF Collyer’s 2016

A modern, stylish and inclusive kettle wins this year’s Designing for the Future Competition at The College of Richard Collyer. Designing for the Future, run by The Future Perfect Company, encourages student designers to think about the challenges affecting our ageing population – and to create innovative and attractive designs which allow older people

2017-02-01T10:59:06+00:00DFF-Collyers, TFPC|

Comfortable but stylish fashion for older women

I was really excited to come across a new accessible fashion website today.   The Able Label purports to provide "quality, stylish clothes with adapted designs and hidden extras that make self-dressing easier for those with dressing difficulties". And the most exciting aspect is that the clothes really do look stylish.  Something that can seldom

2017-02-01T11:01:58+00:00TFPC|

First conference for Eastbourne – designed for all

The Future Perfect Company has been a member of the Eastbourne Designed for All campaign since it began. “Eastbourne Designed for All - is a campaign to help businesses in Eastbourne meet local consumers' needs more effectively. It has developed an Inclusive Design Checklist for business self-assessment. It has introduced Eastbourne's own Community Toilets

2017-01-25T17:30:28+00:00TFPC|

Molly, our Project Development and Marketing assistant

The Future Perfect Company is excited to introduce our new Project Development and Marketing Assistant, Molly Aldrich–Wincer. Molly is a BSc Business Management & Marketing student from the University of Sussex who is currently on her placement year. Molly will be managing various aspects of the Designing for the Future project. This includes research,

2017-01-24T15:27:30+00:00DFF-Network, TFPC|

Future proofing our later lives

Our last blog post talked about my personal experience of how my late mother-in-law used or ignored assistive technology, those adaptations or bits of kits designed to make getting older easier. Here, occupational therapist, Maggie Winchcombe of Years Ahead, shares her thoughts and expertise:  To start with your second-to-last question first... is your experience

2017-01-25T17:24:51+00:00TFPC|