Monthly Archives: November 2012

Sustainability beyond products.

Two weeks ago we talked about design activism. The brainstorming session within our group helped me to understand more about what design activism is and how it can be used in real world settings. I think that design activism is … Continue reading

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The journey

My Epiphany this week related mainly on Design Activism and how I can relate it to my major.  I’ve never heard the term before and it was very interesting learning about it and what people are striving to truly improve … Continue reading

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Creativity Forum=Life Changing

This week held the biggest epiphany of all!!! I am so so thankful that I chose to go to the creativity forum! I have told plenty of people since Tuesday that the most amazing part of the forum was seeing … Continue reading

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A New Light

Although I did not have an epiphany this week, I feel like I have a much deeper understanding of different topics that we’ve discussed throughout the semester. Before class this week, I thought most of our articles had kind of … Continue reading

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Lessening our Creativity

This week I found it really inspirational to listen to Sir Ken talk about how children lose creativity as they grow up in age and are challenged everyday in school.  He believes that teachers make us think that we are … Continue reading

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Designing to Help Others

This week we talked about Design Activism. I did not necessarily have an epiphany but I understood the concept of Design Activism as implementing social issues into designs. The one product that stood out to me was a coat created … Continue reading

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Apparel Activism

I don’t think I had an epiphany this week. I did learn what design activism is which I had no knowledge of before this class. I always thought of activism as putting on protests and demonstrations but it can be … Continue reading

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