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The sense of belonging and inclusion impact different aspects of peoples’ life and it has never been so important to create spaces and experiences where people feel accepted and where they can thrive.

What can we do to empower people to live and work in better places that are inclusive, accessible and guarantee equity and diversity?

After years of research, we developed the IDEA toolkit, a scientifically validated, flexible set of tools and training resource to help people to solve wicked problems about inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility.

With the Inclusive Design Canvas, part of the IDEA toolkit, we can empower people to train the muscles of empathy, help teams to develop the business case for Inclusive Design and design more inclusively. With the IDEA audit we can help teams to gather behavioural and attitudinal data to discover insights for designing more inclusive and accessible spaces.

Design with the Inclusive Design Canvas

Embrace empathy and cultivate new ideas with the Inclusive Design Canvas, a strategic design template to improve community engagement and develop brainstorming activities.

Understand people with the IDEA audit

Learn more about people's behaviour and their perception of inclusion, diversity, equity and accessibility in different spaces and use data and insights to design inclusive spaces.

Contact us

Get in touch to discover how to be an inclusive designer and to learn how to use our tools.



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If you would like to find out more about this tool, please contact us at attention to Dr. Matteo Zallio.


Inclusive Design Group

Engineering Design Centre,

Department of Engineering,

University of Cambridge,

Trumpington Street,

Cambridge CB2 1PZ, UK