Author Archives: msBanana

Last words

I have really learned a lot from this journey. I have better examined my own everyday actions, in both my job and school and also in my personal habits and choices. I have learned that for myself what matters the … Continue reading

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Modification is Creation

I navigate sustainability by evaluating my own actions and how I judge them, personally. So instead of buying new, if I can, I buy used. If I need to buy new, I take care of that product and try not … Continue reading

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Designing with people in mind

I learned how important it was to ask about the customer’s personal style as well as what the occasion is that they want the garment for. It also gave a good picture into the everyday life of that individual so … Continue reading

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The Devil’s in the Details

The Tim Brown reading created a different way to view design, centered on the idea behind designing for the consumer who loves the product and uses it constantly. It looks into their uses of the product and how to integrate … Continue reading

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Spend less, Have less, Love more

I didn’t have any real interest in sustainability until I began researching it for a personal project. The more I investigated the more interesting it became to me. For me, everything was new. I began to really dig into the … Continue reading

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Waste to Wear

The smart skin was very interesting, I liked the functional design concept that was discussed. I thought it used a lot of concepts rather than concrete ideas, which helped me to conceptualize my own ideas rather than just focusing on … Continue reading

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New Perspectives

The outdoor activity was hot, but I liked getting to go walk around and see nature. I love the botanical gardens, it really fosters a quiet atmosphere. I was a bit worried about snakes, just because there has been such … Continue reading

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