Atlanta Airport Seat Redesign

Project Info

Dec, 2015
Team Project of course Universal Design

My Role

Team Work

  • Concept output
  • Requirement analysis
  • Design research
  • Prototyping
  • Poster design

  • Deliverables

  • Poster
  • Problem Statement

    Seating at the airport gates violates all seven Universal Design Principles and therefore is not easily accessible to populations with physically impaired mobility and passengers with large carryons due to limited space between seats and unorganized and clustered nature of luggage placement.

    Problem Analysis

    This analysis is done under principles of Universal Design as follows:

    Design Criteria

    Based on the analysis of the problem, we developed our own design criteria.


    Final Solution

    Final Design User Feedback

    I always hated going through people’s bags to get to a seat in the boarding area, but this seems very organized and clean. I also like the luggage compartments because it would be easier to keep an eye on your luggage if it is in a designated place.
    I really like the idea of the textured carpet that allows people to clearly know what area they are in, especially blind people.

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