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 [...]
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 [...]
#InclusiveChic – sharing the best accessible ideas
Those of you who haven't spotted the hashtag #InclusiveChic on my social media, Vaila from The Inclusive Home and I have relaunched the hashtag and set up a new Instagram account to share the best accessible and inclusive ideas around. So far we've been really pleased with the level of support and input the hashtag [...]
Interiors Inspiration: How to find the accessible in the inaccessible – Insta Famous homes!
That's an odd title isn't it? How can you find accessible interiors inspiration from inaccessible places? Fact is, I think you can get interiors and accessible design from anywhere and everywhere. Just because a space isn't technically accessible, it can still give you some ideas for how you might be able to adapt it to [...]
An #InclusiveChic, accessible and stylish Holiday rental in Skye
Finding the perfect holiday home for your trip can be tricky. Hours of research, you look at reviews and maps and Google Street View, available dates and price. Imagine adding in accessibility requirements and the number of properties reduces to only a handful. Of course there are various levels of accessibility requirements and some homes [...]
Planning our Accessible Garden
#inclusivechic – Instagram roundup
Last month, Vaila from The Inclusive Home and I started a new Hashtag across Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest called #inclusivechic We set up the hashtag to start conversations around inclusive, accessible or disabled design that we love. This could be things we've seen in our own homes, or great architecture or design we've seen that [...]
How to get involved and have fun – Decorating with a disability
My Top Tips for buying a Storage Bed
My Budget Kitchen Makeover Reveal
Our kitchen is an awkward shape, being "L" Shaped, with the shorter part of the L being the original kitchen and the longer part being an extension (from before we moved in). The original kitchen part is dark, with no windows and full of cabinets and the newer part has windows on three sides. It's [...]