Monthly Archives: August 2015

Where Are We Headed?

Throughout my experience as a design student I have always heard about sustainable design. I had a vague knowledge of how LEED worked and how to choose materials that were sustainable. It wasn’t until beginning my sustainability course that I … Continue reading

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Sustainability Blog 1- First Reactions

In sustainability this past week we watched the movie the 11th Hour, some TED Talk videos, and met in our learning community groups to discuss an article about Easter Island as well as different articles based on our majors. Since … Continue reading

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Sustainability – Running out of Time

The 11th hour was eye opening to me. Our society does not realize the harm we are causing because there isn’t an immediate visual result that we can touch and see. As a designer I believe that we are capable … Continue reading

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Sustainability in the Fashion World

Sustainability and the Effects it has on the Fashion Industry The fashion industry is forever changing. During this week of class I was able to learn so much more about sustainability. We never truly know how many fibers, fabrics, and … Continue reading

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Changing for a More Sustainable World

It is the first few weeks of class, and I thought by now I would have had some kind of epiphany about what I need to do to become a more sustainable person and designer. Before watching the 11th hour, … Continue reading

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An Introduction to Sustainable Design

Overall, I liked the movie The 11th Hour. Segments of the movie were somewhat sensationalized, but it still presented many concepts that were thought provoking. The sentiment that I agreed with the most was the one regarding the ability of … Continue reading

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Blog Entry 1: The 11th Hour, Easter Island, and Fashioning Sustainability

In class this week we watched a film titled The 11th Hour, in which different sustainability issues are explained and analyzed by an assortment of scientists, including Stephen Hawking, and also Leonardo DiCaprio. During the movie we were asked to … Continue reading

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