Design for the elderly from Leipzig

“Design spans generation gap in aging Germany” Deutsche Welle, online article with photogallery

What would their grandparents say? That’s what design students from two German schools asked themselves. They found that designing everyday objects for the elderly is both a creative challenge and a smart career move.

“In 30 years, one third of the German population will be over 60 and will still hold a considerable purchasing power,” explained Lilly Bozzo-Costa Wolf, the Leipzig architect who came up with the idea for a unique design project.

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Design for the elderly from Leipzig


Type: Feature article + Photo gallery with captions

Outlet: Deutsche Welle 

Place: Leipzig

Note: Featured on the DW Culture homepage