Monthly Archives: February 2014

Wait… You Want Me to Live in WHAT?!

If you looked into my life, would be lying if I said that I am not a shallow person; and I may not be the only person who acts this way. Think about it, though. I surround myself where material … Continue reading

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Barney Stinson

During this week’s readings I tried to envision how I see it play out around me. I immediately thought of a show I watch, “How I Met Your Mother” when one of the characters claims that “new is always better.” … Continue reading

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All you need is…

In the reading of this week “Needs”, the author, Kate fletcher introduced the Max Neef Matrix, which includes fundamental human needs related with satisfiers. The most interesting thing about it is that it is a universal chart, that means it … Continue reading

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In Pulse Buys

This week I realized how important human needs are and how they affect my shopping habits. From the reading this week, “Design for Change” by Fletcher was about how people’s desire to purchase products is based on what is being … Continue reading

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Living and Shopping Light

This week we discussed Fashion and sustainability: Design for change by Fletcher K. and Grose L. The chapter we focused on was all about needs. They explained the Manfred’s Max Neef taxonomy of human needs, which defines fundamental human needs … Continue reading

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Shopping with a Purpose

As Fletcher states in our reading from this week, what people desire is greatly influenced by what is being sold in the market. You can also tell a lot about an industry when you understand the needs and motivations of … Continue reading

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Needs vs. Wants

This weeks reading over needs really caused me to think about how much we consume that we don’t actually need. A lot of times when I go shopping, I try to stop and think, “Do I really need this?” and … Continue reading

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