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Sustainability to me is defined as using your resources efficiently and effectively without wasting over time. Sustainable design is similar in the fact that you shouldn’t waste and only use what you need. With design, you also have to look … Continue reading

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Blog 11

  Three lola shows I enjoyed were the one about the hand tremors and the spoon that stabilizes itself, the clothing for disabled people, and the walk with the path insoles. All three of these were very interesting and focused … Continue reading

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Blog 10

I learned that he was an interesting man who is still completely able to do the things he loves and enjoys various hobbies. He loved art, swimming, eating healthy and modern design. Mr. Vincent was interested in value in the … Continue reading

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Blog 9

The Tim Brown reading was interesting and offered new outlooks on design. When people are trying to come up with new products they sometimes can lose sight of why things are developed. New things should be developed to serve an … Continue reading

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Blog 8

week 9- Empathic design is interesting and helpful to all kinds of people. I am assigned empathic design for the lola show, so this lecture is helpful to me to know what exactly to research for my presentation. I noticed … Continue reading

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Blog 7

Over the last 8 weeks, I have learned a lot about sustainability. I have never studied it before or made an effort to learn about it. I also never realized how big of an issue it is in our world. … Continue reading

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Blog 6

The lola show was interesting and talked about sustainable businesses. They were about using a lotus flower to make clothing, alternative leather, speedos, and using leftover yarns and materials to reduce waste. The alternative leather stood out to me the … Continue reading

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Reading The reading for merchandisers was about how putting greenery in stores affects moods and perceptions of stores. It discussed how stores should put more greenery in stores. I like plants and would like the idea of having them in … Continue reading

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Blog 4

  Outdoor Activity- The outdoor activity was not my favorite. It was hot, I hate bugs, and am allergic to most trees, weeds and grasses in our region. I do actually like to botanical gardens when the weather is nice … Continue reading

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Blog 3

The past lectures have been mostly focused on biomimicry and terms and processes of sustainability. This week I really learned the difference between recycle and reuse. I have always believed these were the same words and meanings. Another interesting topic … Continue reading

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