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Final Blog

At the beginning of the semester I defined sustainability as a way to find a solution to a problem that isn’t harmful to the environment and to be ecofriendly. I think my definition is accurate but at the same time … Continue reading

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Blog 11

Sustainability is a wicked problem. It is a difficult problem for us to solve especially because there is not enough people in the world educated on this topic. After this class I do feel more educated about the topic but … Continue reading

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Blog 10

I really enjoyed learning about my older individual’s life and what he does every day. He is a very crafty individual and loves to shop at second hand stores and find pieces that he can use to create something else. … Continue reading

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Blog nine

Tim browns reading was very interesting. It really was kind of eye opening to me. It challenges us to look at things in different perspectives and come up with different solutions for design. Design Activism is very important and is … Continue reading

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Blog 7

My sustainable journey so far has definitely been really interesting. I’ve learned more about sustainability in the past weeks than I ever have in my life. It’s been a really enriching experience and I’m looking forward to learning even more … Continue reading

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Blog 6

The LOLA show talks overall were all very interesting and eye opening to things I’ve never even heard of.  It was awesome to hear about all of these different kinds of sustainable solutions in both the apparel and interior world. … Continue reading

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Blog five

The article I read for merchandising “The Impact of In-Store Greenery on Customers” was definitely a really interesting read.  I never realized how much greenery could have an impact on customers shopping in a store. The article basically talked about … Continue reading

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Blog 4

This past week was a really interesting week filled with different activities. I personally learn better when we are doing hands on activities so I really enjoyed the ones from this week. The outdoor activity was my favorite activity that … Continue reading

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Blog 3

This past week we learned about Biomimicry, Industrial Ecology, and Nature Centered Design. The lecture on Tuesday really interested me because I never really knew what Industrial Ecology was or how it even related to Biomimicry and what those differences … Continue reading

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Blog 2

In the past week I’ve learned even more about sustainability and Biomimicry. One thing that stuck out to me in the lecture for Tuesdays class was Alan Watts quote. “planning for the future is really only useful to those who … Continue reading

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