Center for Universal Design NCSU – About the Center


1941-1998

Ron Mace, founder and program director of
The Center for Universal Design, passed away
on June 29, 1998 in his home in Raleigh.
He was 56 years old.

Design Pioneer and Visionary of Universal Design Ron Mace was a nationally and internationally recognized architect, product designer and educator whose design philosophy challenged convention and provided a design foundation for a more usable world.

He coined the term “universal design” to describe the concept of designing all products and the built environment to be aesthetic and usable to the greatest extent possible by everyone, regardless of their age, ability, or status in life. He was also a devoted advocate for the rights of people with disabilities which is reflected in his work.

He graduated from the School of Design at North Carolina State University in 1966 with a Bachelor’s degree in architecture. After four years of practicing conventional architecture, he

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Family Room Design Ideas : The OC Ranch Reno

I am so excited to be getting to the point in the OC Ranch Reno process to be planning the furniture and decor design plan! This house will be used as more of a vacation home, so the design plan is going to lean more toward a beachy/CA col vibe. I am such a visual person that I have a hard time doing anything without creating a design board. Whether for my own home or client’s homes. It is so helpful to put together a board of the basics so that you can get the overall feel of a space before you spend the money to put it together. These family room design ideas are no exception! Here is the design board for this fun family room:

Family room design ideas

 

The floors in this family room are a wide plank brushed white oak…so very light and bright.

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Interior and Exterior Design in Sarasota FL

Audrey Design

Audrey Design is an interior and exterior design studio based in Sarasota Florida, focused on creating timeless residences that seeks to bring the home of your dreams into life.

Audrey’s signature is an architectural and holistic approach to design and remodel, where every detail is meticulously executed, the result being stunning rooms and spaces. Their residential work represents a range of client aesthetics and tastes; what they all share is a timeless and fashion simplicity.

The firm offers interior and exterior finish specifications from small bathroom remodels to whole house renovations and new builds. We take into account your personality, budget, environment, and architecture when designing to ensure that your ideas are implemented beyond your expectations. We take your ideas and bring them to life with a fashion and innovative approach.  

Audrey’s is always finding delightful solutions for every design dilemma.

At Audrey Design, we understand the key

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