Myth 1: BUSTED! Inclusive Design can actually improve profit, add value, and increase market appeal. Conducting research with people does not cost much and can help to make sure that you get it right.
Myth 2: BUSTED! Inclusive Design can actually leads to innovation. Companies such as Toyota and Panasonic use it to produce exciting, mainstream designs.
Myth 3: Inclusive Design is only about physical objects
Myth 3: BUSTED! Inclusive Design can be applied to any market sector including services, environments, interfaces, packaging and graphics.
Myth 4: Inclusive Design is only about disability
Myth 4: BUSTED! People can face exclusion in many other ways. Inclusive Design goes beyond disability and can be applied to improve mainstream products and services.
Myth 5: Inclusive Design is only about assistive technology
Myth 5: BUSTED! Inclusive Design is not just about ‘special needs’ design. It is design for the widest possible range of users. A stair lift only helps a few people, whereas an elevator helps everyone.