USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology Announces Winners of 2016 Morton Kesten Universal Design Competition
The annual Morton Kesten Universal Design Competition provides an opportunity to recognize students for their innovative universally-designed spaces and products. This year, first place was awarded to Lamar Pi, San Francisco State University, CA for his modular tray design to support the independence of assistive walking device users, MODU. Zoe Logan, New York University, NY, was awarded second place for her set of assistive kitchen tools, Handled!, that increase access to the pleasure of cooking for people of all abilities, and a student team including Casey Whitney, Lauren LoPresti, and Leah Truesdell from Mount Ida College, Newton, MA was awarded third prize for their phone case with handle design to help people with dexterity limitations to use a smart phone, grip.ABLE.
Visit http://gero.usc.edu/udcompetition/ to see the winning designs and learn more. Click here to read the full story: