Monthly Archives: October 2015

Blog 8

Last week we had a couple of activities such as the LOLA show and another one about narrating about what we did during two days of a week. I personally enjoyed the second activity which was a lived experience of … Continue reading

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Blog 8- LOLA show and a New Design

On Tuesday we had another LOLA show. I found the topics to be interesting and very relatable to my life. Several of the topics had to do with cancer and dementia…both of these diseases my grandparents and a family member … Continue reading

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Blog 8 – BTTF

This week we continued discussing empathetic design. We had the LOLA SHOW on Tuesday and the thing that stuck with me the most was the video about the women with Dementia and how it affects her everyday life. If that … Continue reading

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Blog 8: How Empathic Design Makes a Difference

On Tuesday we had another L.O.L.A. show. This session was about empathic design and incorporating it into sustainability. There were many companies mentioned that were very empathically oriented—one company designs for dementia, another for arthritis, another for breast cancer patients, … Continue reading

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Dementia & Doggy Doors- Blog 7

This week, I did not have an epiphany. On Tuesday, we did the LOLA show, and on Wednesday, we did an assignment from the design probes. While listening to the LOLA show, I took notes on my favorite presentations. I … Continue reading

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Creating For Others – Blog 8

I only attended class once this week so I missed the LOLA Shows. I attended the Design Probes challenge on Thursday. My group got assigned a girl who enjoyed sunsets and working out. We first we going to create a … Continue reading

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Empathic Design for Loss and Loved Ones Blog 8

The L.O.L.A. show last Tuesday was one that truly had a lot of touching moments and emotions attached to the topics that were being presented. Empathic design can be seen in so many different ways and used to create beautiful … Continue reading

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Blog 8

Empathic design was the main focus in class this week as we got to see more LOLA shows from two groups and wok on design probes to practice how to design empathically.  The LOLA shows have been very helpful, especially … Continue reading

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Empathic Design – Blog 8

This week has been one of my favorite weeks in this class so far. Over the weekend, we were asked to complete a Design Probe Package. This package consisted of daily activities, what we ate, our favorite things, and a … Continue reading

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Blog 8 – Empathy

This week we continued to talk about how the term empathy can relate to design.  Even without actively thinking about the process of empathetic design, I think we as designers are always putting ourselves in the shoes of our clients … Continue reading

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