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Final Blog

When I started this class this semester, I thought sustainability was all about recycling and using less gas. I saw it as a little thing that didn’t really effect my life. Like many people on campus and the world, I … Continue reading

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Blog 10

Blog 10 The class got a chance to use the gert suit last week, but I had already used the gert suit last semester in product development. The gert suit gives you an understanding of the everyday task that is … Continue reading

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Blog 9

Our learning communities got to look at a probes package, which turned out to be for Summer, and design something for her. I don’t know Summer so I liked just using her package to figure out who she was. She … Continue reading

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Blog 8

Last week we had the chance of learning outside of the classroom during the outdoor activity with our learning communities. In activity 1 we had to compare a tree and a jacket and their functions. When comparing a object with … Continue reading

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Blog 7

Empathic design to me is using design to making the world better for everyone and everything. Empathic design is also taking into account peoples feelings whether it comes to their religion, culture, or race. One thing that I find most … Continue reading

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Blog 6

Last week we wrapped up the discussion on biomicriy topic. There are many sustainable principles that deal with apparel design and interior design, but since I am a merchandising major its very important that I focus on what principles pertain … Continue reading

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Blog 5

Last week each major apparel design, merchandising, and interior design had different readings. Since I am a merchandising student I read the article “The Impact of In- Store Greenery on Customers”. The reading talked about how greenery and nature effects … Continue reading

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Blog 4

During week 5 we learned about C2C and the waste=food concept. C2C, which stands for cradle to cradle, is the concept in which products are designed to be used efficiently and then after its done being used or the end … Continue reading

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Blog 3

During the past week we focused a lot on Biomimicry. We watched TED talks that focused on Biomimicry, one video was by Janine Benyus. She talked about how when coming up with products or inventing it is important to use … Continue reading

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Blog 2

Blog 2 The lectures from this past week really focused on what we are doing to disturb the earth’s environment. Humans don’t really take the time to figure out what they’re doing to the environment when we create new products … Continue reading

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