Monthly Archives: February 2015

Making Old Into New

Understanding the way people live is the best way to create a product that is actually needed.  This past week’s lectures and the L.O.L.A. shows today gave me a different perspective on ways to help people.  There truly are so … Continue reading

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Small Changes

Today’s LOLA show really got me thinking about my future career. I would love to work a few years in the merchandising field, but my end goal is to work full time to a non-profit organization. I have been doing … Continue reading

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Less Waste When Creating

Today in class I was extremely intrigued by the video that was shown about Tonle apparel. I was intrigued by how far they go to make sure they don’t have any waste within their company. I thought it was incredible … Continue reading

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My week in review

This week’s readings focused on designing to fulfill basic human needs and design activism. The concept of design activism is very simple yet I believe a lot of the world’s problems could be solved if more people focused on designing … Continue reading

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Designing for Others

This week, the article that was really interesting to me was the article about Design Activism by Brown. The article had some really good points that were made. The article wants us to look deeper into how we design for … Continue reading

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A need… or want?

I need to go to the mall. I need a trendy pair of boots. I need a different iPhone case. I need a newer car. I need a bigger house. We are surrounded by needs. We live in an age … Continue reading

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Creating a Sustainable Society

There are two steps to creating a sustainable society: creating awareness and modifying behavior. Creating awareness goes beyond identifying the faults in our society, and the steps to fix it. Creating awareness means reconstructing perceptions about our true ecological footprint, … Continue reading

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