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Poster/ Brochure, Universal Design Conference- Access to Daily Living, New York, 1992

This is a Poster/ brochure. It is dated 1992 and we acquired it in 1994. Its medium is offset lithograph. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Unknown donor: unsolicited gift. It is credited Gift of Unknown Donor.

Its dimensions are

91.4 x 29.8 cm (36 x 11 3/4 in. )

It is signed

Imprinted vertically in black, lower left edge on recto: "Poster/Brochure design: Klauber/ Roberts".

It is inscribed

Imprinted in black, verso, top (inversed): " "Approximately one-fifth of the population, age 15 or older, has a functional limitation. Of this/ group, 7.5 percent has a severe limitation./...Currently, 31,248,871 million Americans are over the age of 65 years./ (13% percent of the total US population). By the year 2030, these people will number 21% of the total/ population. Representing the highest level of disposable income of any age group, they/ account for over three-quarters of the total financial assests found in the United States...older consumers spend more per capita than any other/ age group."/ Particia Moore, Design for the Aging, Statements, Fall 1991". Next section: "Universal Design:/ Acces to Daily Living/ A two-day conference and exhibition.../ The first/ International/ Conference/ May 14-15, 1992..." Next section: "Sponsored by: Pratt Center for Advanced Design Research, Pratt Institute...Support from: The National Endowment for the Arts/ Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP)". Next section: "Who Should Attend: Coporate and industry leaders in planning, operations, design, marketing, and human resources; industrial designers, interior designers, architectural environmental designs..." Next section: Logo for exhibition is black equilateral triangle with red cirlce at top left and "Access to daily living" and "UNIVERSAL DESIGN" at bottom. Imprinted in red, vertically at left edge: "Logo/ Symbol Design: Milton Glaser". List of board members and Financial Supporters on left side and itinerary of conference and exhibition listed. Next section: "Conference Registration..." Last section: "To register by mail..."

Cite this object as

Poster/ Brochure, Universal Design Conference- Access to Daily Living, New York, 1992; offset lithograph; 91.4 x 29.8 cm (36 x 11 3/4 in. ); Gift of Unknown Donor; 1994-114-10

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