Monthly Archives: November 2015

Blog 10: Design Slam & LOLA

In class on Tuesday, we started the week with a design slam. My learning community was given the task of designing for Audrey Hepburn who was stuck in a wheel chair, she wanted to continue to be mobile in her … Continue reading

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Empathic design for elders

This week in class we talked about designing clothes for the elders, and empathic design for older individuals. With aging comes changing lifestyles, physical capabilities, and sensory capabilities such as vision, hearing, taste, touch, and smell. When you think of … Continue reading

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Blog 10 – LOLA Shows and Design Slam

On Tuesday this past week, we participated in our last design slam of the semester.  These design slams have been my favorite part of the semester so far.  It is really interesting to be given a certain scenario and a … Continue reading

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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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