Monthly Archives: February 2015

Sustainability Application

Sustainability is such an important topic this day in age, but it is also just as important to learn how to apply it to your everyday life. This week we participated in our first design slam, and the whole purpose … Continue reading

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Impact not Profit

I really enjoyed the readings from this week because they contained a lot of good and interesting information (sometimes it was almost too much good information to take in). It was actually kind of a shame there was a snow day because … Continue reading

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Designing for needs and wants

This week in Sustainability we discussed designing for needs and wants. We read an article for class called Design Activism that really made me think about designing with the consumer in mind. As a designer, you should design for “people, … Continue reading

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Design Activism

This week we discussed the empathic and sustainable design through design activism and human needs. I was one of the presenters for the LOLA show today and in my topic I started to fully understand the difference and importance in … Continue reading

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This past week we talked about and needs vs wants and how with design we can make people more comfortable.  One of the articles talked about how we should design with the consumer and how they will use the product … Continue reading

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Housing for “homeless”

Im finding much difficulty writing for this entry in a way that intrigues me and is relevant to Design and sustainability. And it hit me. Just today during the lola show we had 2 people mention the same man with … Continue reading

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Habbits and Needs

This week we discussed wants and needs quite a bit.  A quiz was introduced that showed us how many resources we use, and after getting our results we were also informed on how are wants and uses correlate to our actual needs … Continue reading

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