Author Archives: gurlthatblogs

Sustainability – a lifestyle

During my sustainable journey there are numerous things I have learned. When first asked in class, what is sustainability and how would you define it”, my answer mainly consist of thinking about things that are green and things that save … Continue reading

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Mimicking of Nature

In class this week we learned about product service systems and also had Erin come and talk to us about biomimicry. I was really intrigued with how biomimicry had been functioning in a way to help interior designers better construct … Continue reading

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G diapers Innovation

  In this weeks classes we read an article, Food for Waste, and then we had the Lola show and had a guest speaker. My favorite thing of this week was the guest speaker who came and talked to our … Continue reading

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LIfe Cycle Approach

In this weeks classes we learned about Industrial Ecology and Biomimicry. One thing that I really enjoyed that stood out this week was the life cycle approach in the reading, “Closing the Loop ins Commerce”. Through this reading and class … Continue reading

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Be the Change You Want to See

In class this week something that stood out a lot was a video we watched called, “Who Cares”. This video was about social entrepreneurs all over the world who followed what they believed could change the world and was the … Continue reading

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Needs: More than Wants

In this weeks lessons we talked about the article, “Needs”, written by Fletcher.  This article talked about the Max-Neef’s Texonomy of Human needs that was a list of needs and way these needs need to be satisfied through the acts … Continue reading

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design PRObe

In this week lessons we learned about design probes and we also got to make a design probe over our own lives .  What we learned through readings and class discussions was that the design probe is a tool that … Continue reading

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