For too long, catering for people with disabilities has been a matter of complying with regulation – eliminating the risk of fines or damage to a brand’s reputation. But businesses are waking up, and we’ve created a platform for this change. The Blue Badge Access Awards is a global initiative, officially launching this year on May…

BBS have been busy.. First read about our Addition Collection of inclusive products on the website of The Design Council……….. ‘Meet the Design Council Spark awardee bringing style to independent living, one DRINK at a time’ Our winning design  for a inclusive drink/cup/glass/bottle etc. holder has an interesting story behind it, read more here and…

9 Habits of Financially-Stable People with Disabilities To enjoy good financial health, you should always have a plan to take care of your money. With disability comes certain financial challenges. The high costs of medical & social care can drain your wallet frequently. But that doesn’t mean people with disabilities cannot achieve financial stability.  …

If you’re like me I’ve left egg buying for easter to the last moment. So here are the chocolate shops we found last year that may have some eggs left. If not why not follow some designer ideas for egg decorations and thrill the family with your creativity and restraint at not needing chocolate Hope…

Following ASOS’s much hyped, but very limited, recent foray into accessible fashion, a new startup label is showing them how it’s done. Last summer saw ASOS collaborate with journalist and Paralympic hopeful Chloe Ball-Hopkins, after she wrote to the retailer asking them to include adaptive clothing options. The result was a colourful wheelchair-friendly waterproof jumpsuit designed…

Diversish – adjective Selectively inclusive of some types of people within a company, group or business, depending on which type suits the company best. At Blue Badge Style we’re all too familiar with diversish and accessibleish businesses. While we prefer to focus on highlighting design and venues that are accessible and stylish, sometimes diversish or pseudo-accessible…

BBS have rounded up a short selection of accessible alternative Valentine’s events throughout the UK. Vivaldi’s ‘Four Seasons’ By Candlelight Valentine’s Concert, Ely Cathedral For out-and-out romance on Valentine’s Weekend, join spectacular Chamber Orchestra The Piccadilly Sinfonietta for a candlelit and bubbly-filled evening, featuring Vivaldi’s masterpiece, The Four Seasons. Ely Cathedral is the only UK building to be…

All New Blue Badge Access Awards with a mission………. Inspiring better design Celebrating exceptional venus Improving accessibility for all We’ve combined our previous Blue Badge Style Awards with Bespoke Access & Leonard Cheshire Disability and we’re now The Blue Badge Access Awards. You can nominate your favourite place at the website www.bluebadgeaccessawards.com Categories & Criteria…

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