The blind furniture market has just been given a big shot in the arm thanks to the Moon Table. The Moon Table is a dinner table designed to make mealtime easier for the blind and sight-impaired.
You may have noticed that the Moon Table has etched-in patterns on its top. These etched-in lines act as a sort of rotational axis for food. They make passing food to someone easier by giving the plate a predetermined path of travel.
As far as I know, the blind furniture market isn't a big one. Designs like the Moon Table could really break new ground in terms of furniture designed specifically for the blind and sight-impaired. Check out the Moon Table here and be sure to keep clicking below to see a bunch of other unique designs and innovations for the blind.
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The Moon Table Makes Dinner Time Easier on the Blind
- By: Michael HinesMar 7, 2011