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The 21st Century Tailor: The Ergonomist

Posted by Alison Heller-Ono on June 19, 2015

Anthropometry is the measurement of the size and proportions of the human body. Goodness of fit can be described as the closest match to perfect to yield best practices and maximum productivity. It is something we knew very little about until the birth of ergonomics and human factors in the modern world. Ergonomics has brought anthropometrics and the goodness of fit to light. Since the late 40’s, ergonomics and human factors have woven its way into the fabric of our society without much awareness, a silent partner often finding its way into the design of everyday life.

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