Designing All Inclusive Experiences

Avaava Oy is a consultation and design agency that opens doors and levels out thresholds. We are dedicated to creating comprehensive accessible, all-inclusive user experiences in digital and physical environments and services. In addition, we are involved in information modelling and signage design that considers all the senses.

We refashion the thinking of professionals and deepen the understanding of an organisation’s services. Respecting diversity and the Design for All principle, we create user-oriented solutions and a more equal everyday life for everyone!

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Sami Virtanen aloittaa Avaavassa

Sami Virtanen aloittaa Avaavassa

Yksi Suomen pitkäaikaisimmista esteettömyyden ja saavutettavuuden asiantuntijoista siirtyy Avaavan palvelukseen, kun Sami Virtanen aloittaa asiakkuuspäällikkönä ja Design for All -vaikuttajana. Sami...


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Accessibility encompasses digital environments designed for all. Avaava is pioneering accessibility services in Finland. We provide services to designers and implementers at different stages of accessibility implementation. Due to the diversification of digital environments, consideration of accessibility is increasingly more important.

Design for All

Design for All (DfA) means physical life environments that take into account the diversity of people. Designing an all-inclusive environment means accessibility of physical services and implementation of equality in the built environment.


Signage design is one of the cornerstones of Avaava. Our experience spans more than 10 years and more than 50 extensive projects. We have developed our own signage and wayfinding method that considers the needs and limitations of different people. We also use the Kohodesign® signage system based on sensory observations and various intelligent guidance-related solutions.