Monthly Archives: February 2016

Blog 6

What is empathy? Well the definition according to Merriam-Webster is: “the feeling that you understand and share another person’s experiences and emotions: the ability to share someone else’s feelings.” Empathy/empathetic design was a theme for the week. It is amazing … Continue reading

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Blog 6 – Wrap up of Biomimicry

This week was a short one for me, unfortunately. I was able to attend on Monday but due to a strange allergic reaction to something, I was not able to attend on Wednesday. The doctors aren’t quite sure what I … Continue reading

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Empathic Design

During this week, we learned about the design process “Empathic Design”. I have to say I really do like this design process approach. The “Empathic Design” focuses on consumer’s positive emotion to promote sustainability rather than focuses on material or … Continue reading

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Blog 6: Intro To Empathic Design

Affective vs Cognitive: Watched a video of a baby eating cake and we were to describe what we felt as a baby eating cake for the first time, then describe what the baby in the video is feeling. My feelings: … Continue reading

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Biomimicry Wrap-Up and Empathic Design

We wrapped up biomimicry this past week, and started empathic design. The journal article to read this week was over trying to find a new way to craft materials using living organisms. There is also a section where you try … Continue reading

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Biomimicry and Empathetic Design

In class this week we wrapped up biomimicry. Although we have talked about biomimicry for a while this week really helped to know how to integrate it in my future. This class has taught me to be more conscious about … Continue reading

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Empathic Design

When one door closes another door opens. Every lesson you learn prepares you for what you are going to face in the future. This week we shifted from learning about biomimicry to opening our eyes to empathic design. As we … Continue reading

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