May 23, 2019
sign language jewelry

Designer launches sign language jewelry

Jewelry designer Naama Gilo was born with a hearing loss. Because she grew up in a hearing environment, sign language wasn’t a big part of her life. When she received […]
April 17, 2019
deaf space

What is deaf space and how is it designed?

  Hansel Bauman may be a hearing architect, but what he has learned from deaf people and their wisdom has influenced and inspired him. As Gallaudet University’s campus architect, Bauman […]
April 10, 2019

The Architecture of Deafness

  Through the architecture of deafness, we learn much about deafness itself. Jeffrey Mansfield, design director for Boston-based MASS Design Group, is one of a number of culturally Deaf designers […]
March 29, 2019
accessible home for deaf and hard of hearing people

How to create an accessible home for deaf and hard of hearing people

There are many changes, both big and small, that can be made to a home in order to fit the needs and preferences of those who live in it.
October 27, 2015

Cool Halloween Hearing Aids Prove that Technology Isn’t Scary

  Hearing aids can be scary to someone who doesn’t know how they work. So with Halloween just around the corner, we think it’s the perfect opportunity to show kids […]
June 23, 2015

Changing the Conversation: Design & Hearing

I have been a graphic designer for over 13 years in Chicago. I have worked with many interesting and diverse clients and never thought I would work for one “client” […]
June 11, 2015

Participate in a Co-Creation Workshop to Design Future Hearing Aids

Have you ever wondered how hearing aids were designed? One step in the process is getting designers and hearing aid users together in a co-creation workshop. You can be a part of […]
October 23, 2014

Tired of Batteries Falling Out of Your Hearing Aids?

Maybe it’s because I’m a newbie (less than three years) hearing aid wearer with mild-to-medium hearing loss, but this has been a subject of continued annoyance for me. Of course, […]