With color blindness affecting 2% of females and 8% of males,
The world's first filter to imitate color vision deficiency, Variantor is based on the universal design concept, "understanding people's positions."
Variantor helps people with normal color vision to understand which color combinations are confusing for those who are color-blind.
In order to develop the color universal design concept it's important to realize how color is seen by everyone . This tool was designed to help people experience how the world would look like to those with varying degrees of color-blindness.
In Japan, even everyday objects -- textbooks and direction boards for example -- use different color combinations to show information. Having similar shades of color to describe or delineate information could be confusing for the percentage of the Japanese population who are color deficient.