Denise Stephens, Enabled by Design

Denise Stephens

Denise Stephens is co-founder and CEO of Enabled by Design (EbD), which is a community of people who are passionate about Design for All.

EbD believe that good design can support people to live as independently as possible, by helping to make everyday living that little bit easier.

EbD was inspired by Denise’s experiences following her diagnosis of relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis (MS) in 2003. As she became more dependent on assistive technology, her world was slowly but surely transformed into an uninspirational palette of “NHS” grey and beige. Frustrated by the current one-size-fits- all ethos and wanting to make an immediate difference to other people’s lives, Denise had an idea...

The video of Denise's talk is available, and her presentation is attached below.

IRISS Forum 2011 - Denise Stephens, Enabled by Design from iriss on Vimeo.

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