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.

The power of what if

This week was such a change from where we have been. I think the biggest epiphany came when we did the “what if?” project in class. Asking what if, seems so simple however, it is the beginning of creating a … Continue reading

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Light at the End of the Tunnel

This week, even though the reading was a little difficult to read, to me, had the most direct and potential solutions to our consumerism problems. I believe that understanding the whole package of what has driven down prices creating “artificially … Continue reading

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A Changing of Tides

This week I found the idea of empathetic design to be so interesting. While discussing with our learning communities it was interesting to hear what items people hold onto and the qualities about them that make people hold onto them. … Continue reading

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A Whirlwind of Information

There were so many things this week that really sparked my interest and that I did not know much or anything about. It was such a unique experience to finally sit and work with my fellow interior designers and discuss … Continue reading

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How to Teach an Old Dog New Tricks

Boggled! That is where my mind has been this week with all the material presented. I found myself pondering over the material and trying to come up with solutions for the difficult task of saving our planet during the off … Continue reading

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Easter Island– not all bunnies and colored eggs

Easter Island is a prime example of how we are today; selfish people looking to build the most and best statues without worrying about the environmental consequences. This week I did not have an epiphany per say. Having taken Environmental … Continue reading

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