Author Archives: Amanda Akers

About Amanda Akers

Graduate of Oklahoma State University in Design, Housing, and Merchandising option in Interior Design and a minor in Merchandising. I am a design enthusiast who loves to be involved in anything crafty! I would love to work in Interior Design as well as do Event Coordinating.

Last but Not Least

Like with the fashion detox I learned I had a couple great epiphanies about others and myself. From the beginning, I began to see how we do not learn from past mistakes. Even though we do not make large stone … Continue reading

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Sustainability beyond products.

Two weeks ago we talked about design activism. The brainstorming session within our group helped me to understand more about what design activism is and how it can be used in real world settings. I think that design activism is … Continue reading

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Creativity Forum=Life Changing

This week held the biggest epiphany of all!!! I am so so thankful that I chose to go to the creativity forum! I have told plenty of people since Tuesday that the most amazing part of the forum was seeing … Continue reading

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Making the Old into New

This week my epiphany came in kind of a weird stage of things. I am very insecure when it comes to well most things, but especially my impending career I will be thrust into in May. As stated before I … Continue reading

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waste=food — nature got it right

In Dr. Armstrong’s video this week, I found the idea of down-cycling very interesting. I had never heard of this idea before. I think I generally clumped what is considered down-cycling and called it up-cycling. I believe it is important … Continue reading

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Interior Design Students!!!!

I have already posted, but I wanted to share a link I found with my fellow Interior Design student. It is an Interior Design student from LA’s blog about biomimicry in Interior Design! I hope you find his articles interesting … Continue reading

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Where do we go from here?

This week brought so many different epiphanies and pondering thoughts. I really enjoyed the readings this week and beginning to see the light at the end of the tunnel. So many weeks I left class with a heavy heart and … Continue reading

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