Monthly Archives: September 2016

Blog 6

  Dr. Armstrong’s lecture was my favorite part of the week.  Seeing how she grew up was cool because I’m sure many of us in class haven’t lived a life like hers.  It seems to me that she grew up … Continue reading

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Blog 6

During the LOLA show, I learned many interesting facts about industrial ecology, biophilic design and biomimicry within the student presentations. My absolute favorite presentation was on Stickwood which is an ultra thin wood paneling product that you can peel off … Continue reading

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Wicked Problems and the Industry

My side on Poverty Some poor people can’t help that they are where they are, but others could have prevented their situation. I believe that poverty does not degrade the environment, it is apart of the world. Just like an … Continue reading

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My Creative Journey by Myker Thao

Week 5 and 6 On week 5, each day the population of people just kept on adding up in different around us. Moving forward means you have the passion, commitment, and willingness to dream. In this sentence moving forward to … Continue reading

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Blog 5

Readings: As a merchandiser my reading was The Impact of In-Store Greenery on Customers. This research reading showed that the use of foliage in the store environment did not bring customers feelings of excitement, but it did bring pleasure and … Continue reading

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Sustainable OSU

READING As a Merchandiser, we had a reading about how greenery effects an in-store environment and consumer behavior. The reading has a before and after picture of a store with and without a greenery addition to it. I was surprised … Continue reading

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Sustainability and OSU

This week in sustainability, I read an article describing greenery in stores and the affect it has on our desire to shop. What I thought was so interesting was how people subconsciously will choose to shop at a mall that … Continue reading

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Blog 5

The structures in the TED talk that were made from bamboo were incredible. I like how they pointed out that no two pieces are exactly the same. Every part of it is truly unique and beautiful. I also didn’t know … Continue reading

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? Why don’t we practice sustainability more often ?

The smart skin reading was informational, I found it to be unique in the way that it can be made to read a person’s heartrate and check other bodily functions. This smart skin could be used in so many ways, … Continue reading

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Blog 5

The reading about designing with biophilic inspired ideas was especially eye opening as it described how the brain/mind actually works when thinking to come up with ideas. Essentially, the brain is always in survival mode and the ideas that are … Continue reading

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