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Pottery Barn has long been a staple in many homes thanks to its wide variety of products for family members of all ages: babies, kids, teens, and adults. Now, the brand's latest line, The Accessible Home, has been designed with even more inclusivity in mind. Pieces in the collection, which launched on July 22, have been crafted to serve all customers, with a special emphasis placed on individuals with disabilities, those who are aging in place, and those are experiencing injuries.
"In our ongoing commitment to enhance the quality of lives at home we’re excited to now better serve our customers’ specific needs with The Accessible Home," Pottery Barn President Marta Benson said in a press release. "Our mission is to incorporate accessibility into everything we do—providing beautiful, thoughtful design that makes a home a more comfortable place for everyone."
The concept of aging in place has become especially popular within recent years and refers to senior citizens who have decided to stay in their family homes as they grow older rather than move to retirement communities. Thus, it is critical that these individuals find ways to modify their existing spaces to accommodate mobility challenges and other concerns that come about with age. The Accessible Home line has recognized this lifestyle trend and helps to bring about a solution for those who are in need of new furniture pieces to support their changing needs.
Like the rest of the brand's offerings, items that are a part of The Accessible Home line are well crafted and come in a variety of colors and finishes. Whether your style leans contemporary, rustic, or somewhere in between, there's truly something for everyone. Many of the pieces come in Pottery Barn's signature sophisticated neutral hues, which makes it easy to integrate a couple of pieces into an existing room without majorly altering your design scheme.
Pottery Barn Rae Rectangular Marble Dining Table - ADA
Items in the collection include an array of ADA-approved pieces. There are dining tables and vanities that can easily accommodate wheelchairs, stylish wall sconces, and storage friendly desks, to name a few.
Other items in the collection include cozy lounge chairs—some of which have a massage and heat function for maximum comfort—and non breakable melamine tableware, which can be enjoyed both indoors and out.
Pottery Barn Mason Modern Melamine Salad Plates
The bathroom can be one major area of concern for senior citizens and those with mobility issues. To meet the safety needs of these two groups, Pottery Barn is also offering bathroom accessories such as a sleek pivot mirror and grab bars that will make it easier to get ready with ease. At the same time, these products ensure that the bathroom can remain a safe place to move about without sacrificing style.
Pottery Barn Kensington Rectangular Pivot Mirror
Pottery Barn is the first luxury home retailer to offer such a product line within these categories and continues to prioritize quality, style, and sustainability as part of this initiative. The line truly proves that there's no need to compromise when designing a home that is ultra functional and accommodating.