Interior Design for People with Sight Loss: A Guide

A guide for interior designers on designing accommodation and living spaces for people with sight loss - it covers function and purpose, layout, light and colour in design for people with sight loss.

Key facts touched upon within this guide include:

  • Interior design for sight loss should be underpinned by an understanding of the purpose of the space and the needs of the person living in it.
  • Furniture and equipment should be logically laid out, with plenty of space and easy access to windows, radiators and electrical controls.
  • Maximising light is the main objective when planning lighting schemes.
  • Contrasting colours between surfaces helps people distinguish between objects and their surroundings.