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Plates and Eating Behavior (01-03-12)

Although research recently conducted at Cornell and London Metropolitan University relates to adult’s and children’s plates, it ultimately may be shown to have repercussions for a broad range of design decisions - such as color use in healthcare facilities where eating needs to be encouraged (e.g., anorexia treatment facilities) – particularly when adults are designing these sorts of spaces for child users.

Places for Kids

Well-informed designers know that children do not respond to spaces simply as short adults, and researchers have been carefully investigating walking to school, daylight preferences, and traffic crossing dangers for children.