Finding the Accessible in the Inaccessible – Garden and Outdoor Spaces

Finding the Accessible in the Inaccessible – Garden and Outdoor Spaces

During Winter, our thoughts generally turn towards Spring and warmer weather, and this leads us into how we might want to use our garden once the weather warms up. With lockdowns during 2020 and 2021, outdoor space became even more important if we couldn't get further afield, and this prompted lots of Instagram posts of [...]

How to Design a Wheelchair Accessible Home – Part 2

How to Design a Wheelchair Accessible Home – Part 2

Following on from my 'How to Design a Wheelchair Accessible Home Part 1' I wanted to put down some more ideas of things that you might want to think about when renovating your home or if you're lucky to start from scratch. In the previous post we talked about doors, floors and space. Today we're [...]

Finding the Accessible in the Inaccessible – Showers of Instagram!

Finding the Accessible in the Inaccessible – Showers of Instagram!

It's been a while since we've looked at some homes for inspiration, so today I want to look at some of my favourite showers, shower rooms, bathrooms and wet rooms of instagram. I'm always looking for interiors inspiration wherever I go, and I can always seem to see something that can work for someone with [...]

Accessible Living on The Great Indoors Podcast

Accessible Living on The Great Indoors Podcast

If you're an interiors buff like me you're no doubt already a fan of The Great Indoors Podcast - the top UK Interiors Podcast presented by Interiors Expert and TV Designer Sophie Robinson, and the UK's number 1 Interiors Blogger and Writer, Kate Watson-Smyth. Kate and Sophie have presented the podcast for a couple of [...]

How to design a wheelchair accessible home Part 1

How to design a wheelchair accessible home Part 1

If you're a wheelchair user you will be well aware of the design challenges as you go about your daily business - lack of dropped kerbs in a city, restaurants you can't access, lack of accessible toilets, shop aisles being too narrow and counters being too high. When hunting for a home there's likely to [...]

My Top Pieces of Smart Technology for the Accessible Home – Part 2

My Top Pieces of Smart Technology for the Accessible Home – Part 2

Well, it was inevitable right, there's so much great technology out there to help with our accessible and adapted home, I could probably write four or five posts on the subject, but for now I shall put together a Part 2, following up on my first post about Smart Tech for the home. I had [...]

My Top 5 Pieces of Smart Technology for the Accessible Home – Part 1

My Top 5 Pieces of Smart Technology for the Accessible Home – Part 1

On Instagram I follow a lot of people who have disabilities in the home and I'm always amazed at the ingenious ways that they find to use technology to help around the house and to help with some of the chores that might be difficult for them. I want to share a few of my [...]

Finding the Accessible in the Inaccessible – Kitchens of Instagram!

Finding the Accessible in the Inaccessible – Kitchens of Instagram!

In my occasional series about finding accessible inspiration in the seemingly inaccessible, I wanted to share today some of my favourite kitchens and utility rooms on Instagram and how they have some features and ideas that we can steal if we're planning an accessible space. There will be elements of the kitchens I'm going to [...]