Author Archives: Audrey L. Staton

“Go Green”

When I think about sustainablity now I no longer think its about “going green.” Sustainability means to me now means choosing to learn from the environment to save the environment, adapting to nature instead of using up the resources in … Continue reading

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Oh Why the Waste?

Let us turn the waste into something useful! Let us not only recycle somethings but we need to give them a purpose. Reading the article waste=food I learned that the things we are wasting if becoming food for bystanders. Birds … Continue reading

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The Tag Says it All

Have you ever been in need of something new for your home or your closet? Of course you have, we all sometimes have the desire to re-do our wardrobe or re-do a room in our house. But that only means … Continue reading

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Wait, Where is that From?

That’s right, you heard it first, its local! Can you imagine, local materials and local artist? Think about that all the materials, resource and fuels that could be saved, if we were willing to embrace the idea of having our … Continue reading

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Let’s Look at Nature to Learn & to See the Effects of Our Own Carbon Foot Print

Nature, what a beautiful thing, not only is it gorgeous to look at but it is a life system that consists of so many different wonderful organisms that provide for themselves. Doesn’t it just make sense for us to study … Continue reading

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Too much stuff!

We constantly try to keep creating new products that will be more sustainable products, along with healthy environmental production with GMOs or more turning to organic solutions. These could both has some solution but could then cause more problems in … Continue reading

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Wait, Where is everything going?

During the first week, we discussed how resources that may seem plentiful could quickly start to vanish as we produce and use more. The best and most descriptive example of this is the case of Easter Island. Hearing how they … Continue reading

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Experiences that Lead to Designs

Sometimes when we use the tools right before us, is when we can understand, create, and design to better enhance our consumers lives. Using our own lives as well as looking into another persons life we can see what drives … Continue reading

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Good Vibes Only

Empathy,compassion & sympathy what do all these things have to do with Design? Understanding the feelings of the consumer that buys your design products will make a huge difference in designing something desirable and useful for our clients. We want … Continue reading

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Outside-the-Box

Is this going useful or practically, will it be sustainable? Many times in design we have the tendency to focus so much on the end use that we don’t give enough creative thought for our future designs. We let the … Continue reading

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