Monthly Archives: November 2015

Blog 10 Child Understanding

On Tuesday we had the Design Slam. My group had to design a chair made for a 4 year old little girl who has problems sitting still. We thought about everything down to how a person wraps their legs around … Continue reading

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Creativity, Standards, and Innovations- Blog 10

On Tuesday we did our design slams, I was in the second group. I was hoping that we could be able to design something that was new. We ended up doing Velcro and snap closures, but that had already been … Continue reading

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Blog 10- Baking & Canes

This week, I completed two assignments that were relevant and useful to empathic design and also in my field. The first one on Tuesday was completed during design slam 1. Our scenario was about an older man who loved to … Continue reading

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Seeing Clearly Blog 10

For the past several weeks, a large portion of discussion in our class has been based off of empathic design. Now it would be crazy to say that we know nothing about empathic design, but in a professional sense, we … Continue reading

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Blog 10: Empathic Learning

For Tuesday’s lesson, we worked on a Design Slam project. My group came up with an idea that would comfort a long-time secretary, as her wrists and back muscles had started to ache due to the sitting and the constant … Continue reading

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Blog 10

Last week we had our last round of LOLA shows and our last design slam. For the design slam my group was challenged with a client who has early signs of dementia and her fine motor skills are deteriorating. She … Continue reading

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Blog 10

Our design Slam this week really interesting because we were tasked with designing something that would benefit someone clothing themselves that was an amputee. We designed a hanger that moved to help someone step into their clothing, and make putting … Continue reading

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Blog 10

Design slams are always interesting, because we get the chance to design for a specific need instead of a general population.  My group was given the task to design a product for a student who needed more light in the … Continue reading

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Blog 10: LOLA Slam

This week we did our second and final design slam. My group designed an app for persons with sight impairments. This app was created to allow someone to navigate through a grocery store if they could not see. It had … Continue reading

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Piece of Family-Journal 10

Tuesday was our second design slam. My group was asked to design a product for an older man who owns a bakery, but has developed Parkinson’s. He loved his bakery and does not want to stop making his delicious chocolate … Continue reading

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