Tactile Library; Exhibition design by Studio Joseph; Photo: Matt Flynn ? Smithsonian Institution

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2018

0300, Tactile Library

Blind and sighted designers are creating new ways to communicate via touch. Tactile graphics use embossed lines, textured ink, 3D printing, audio-tactile interfaces, and raised alphabets. Designed for inclusion, these objects communicate across multiple channels — print, audio, and text.

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