8 Goals of Universal Design Body Fit Accommodating a wide range of body sizes and abilities. Comfort Keeping demands within desirable limits of body function and perception. Awareness Ensuring that critical information for use is easily perceived. Understanding Making methods of operation and use intuitive, clear, and unambiguous. Wellness Contributing to health promotion, avoidance of disease, and protection from hazards. Social Integration Treating all groups with dignity and respect. Personalization Incorporating opportunities for choice and the expression of individual preferences. Cultural Appropriateness Respecting and reinforcing cultural values, and the social and environmental contexts of any design project. Universal Design is meant to make spaces, products, and things easier, healthier, and friendlier to use.