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Epiphany Blog

The act of maintaining an object/ product or using it to its fullest potential. That is Sustainability to me. There are many definitions, but after taking this class that is the definition that I believe mostly defines sustainability. My definition … Continue reading

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NINE

Two days. I wrote down what I did, ate, saw, heard and smelt for two days. In class a group gets my probes package and designs a music alarm that starts my coffee with a cute cat cup to go … Continue reading

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8 GOLB

During the outdoor activity there was a section to list things we found, the last two on the list was something we liked and something we disliked. We then had to think of a way to use those two objects … Continue reading

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Blog7

Empathic Design to me is designing understanding the individuals needs. That way of designing seems difficult for me, because I haven’t been in situations that other people face and even if I was in the same situation everyone is different … Continue reading

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6th BLOG

  Merchandising is not just the layout of the store and the design of the sales. They have to focus on being sustainable as well. They can be sustainable by reducing cost, increasing supplier reliability, reducing risk, finding new markets … Continue reading

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5th Entry

Smart clothing or smart skin was designed by looking at the biomimicry mechanoreceptor and how it functions and creating a fabric that had all the same functions in a thin reacting fabric. The fabric uses thermal sensing to regulate the … Continue reading

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B L O G 4

Cradle to cradle (C2C) is a concept that describes how a product is designed to function efficiently while also designed to be broken down at the end of its cycle to be upcycled or repurposed. The opposite of that term … Continue reading

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