Access + Ability

Photo courtesy Designworks Los Angeles. Copyright Cooper Hewitt

Racing Wheelchair, 2016; Designed and Manufactured by Designworks Los Angeles Studio (Newbury Park, California, USA, founded 1972) and Bavarian Motor Works (BMW) (Munich, Bavaria, Germany, founded 1916); Carbon fiber, aluminum, titanium, and 3D-printed parts; Lent by Designworks.

Over 70 innovative designs developed in the last decade for and with people with disabilities reflect the changing emphasis on what a person can do if given the opportunity. From low-tech products that assist with daily routines to the newest technologies, design is augmenting the potential for people to access the world in ways previously unimaginable.

Start Date
Friday, December 15, 2017
End Date
Monday, September 3, 2018
Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum

Access + Ability

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