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I Finally Understand!

Going into this course my conceptions of sustainability included the idea of hemp everything and using electricity less. Essentially I had the same concept of sustainability as the majority of people, which was very basic. I never considered that there … Continue reading

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Mimicking Creation

At the beginning of last week we were introduced to the concept of cradle to cradle. This is honestly the first time I have ever heard of biomimicry and I was really blown away from it. I have always had … Continue reading

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Hello Nature!

This previous week our class course continued into the methods of sustainability that are more aimed at the environment. I was really intrigued by the concept of industrial ecology and modeling our own businesses to look more like nature. The … Continue reading

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To Give What I Have Been Given

On Monday of the previous week we discussed the topic of design activism. To me the topic of design activism took the idea of design and stretched it out across borders. I think this is a relevant concept if you … Continue reading

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Hello! We have needs!

As a human myself, I most certainly understand having needs. The human needs and the human scale development table we discussed in class was no surprise to me. However, the thought of using the concept of meeting these varying needs … Continue reading

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Oh So That’s Your Favorite?

On Tuesday of the previous week we discussed our favorite objects and the oldest objects that come from our closets. Our reading from, “I Love This Dress, It Makes Me Feel Beautiful!” made the connection that our oldest garments are … Continue reading

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Oh So That’s How You See It?

To see and understand see another’s perspective is the most imperative form of gaining a new perspective. What a wonderful opportunity we have as people in the fashion industry to work so closely with personal items. I really enjoyed learning … Continue reading

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Thinking Ahead

Previously to this past week I had never really quite imagined the effects of practices was truly damaging the earth. Watching the 11th hour really opened my eyes to the actuality of the problems we are facing. In the past, … Continue reading

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Goodbye Chasing Trends

I’ve always had an idea of how unsustainable the fashion industry is, but as a girl that loves to buy and buy I have always wanted to ignore the fact. In the Fashioning Sustainability article, it places a driving force … Continue reading

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