Old People are Cool, Design for Them Sucks

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These days, good design has thankfully made its way into just about every category of products and services, from apps to automobiles to augmented reality. The last hiding place for consistently terrible design might be the things made to serve the 55 million Americans over 65. Why is design for older people still so ugly, thoughtless, and bleak? And what could it be like if we made things worth loving?

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Primary Entry: Platinum Badge, Interactive Badge
Secondary Entry: Music Badge, Film Badge
Format: Panel
Event Type: Session
Track: Design
Level: Intermediate