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Final Blog 11: The end or The Beginning

As this semester comes to an end, I look back and see that my view on sustainability within the apparel industry has changed in some ways more than others. Looking at sustainable design now I would define it as keeping … Continue reading

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Blog 10: Design Slam & LOLA

In class on Tuesday, we started the week with a design slam. My learning community was given the task of designing for Audrey Hepburn who was stuck in a wheel chair, she wanted to continue to be mobile in her … Continue reading

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Blog 9: Needs and A Shift in Value

This week was interesting to say the least, coming off of homecoming made for an interesting outlook on what we learned in class. One of those things being, the question and answer survey that we completed. Looking at the activity … Continue reading

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Blog 8: Working Empathetically

This week we touched more on empathetic design and how it relates to our majors. One of the first things that we covered this week was a Lola show. This show was more than anything about empathetic design in relation … Continue reading

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Blog 7: Learning to be empathetic

This week we continued to talk about empathetic design; we discussed designing while taking others into consideration, and finding simplistic solutions for problems that arise. While in class we learned about simple problems that arise in day-to-day activities for the … Continue reading

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Blog 6: Empathetic Design and TED

This week we moved from one module to another one, while still keeping the relation between them. As we moved from Biomimicry to empathic design I was faced with examples outside of the classroom of topics that we discussed. This … Continue reading

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Blog 5: Bamboo houses, Smart skin and more

This past week I used a lot of what we read to draw from personal experience and look into the future to think of new possibilities. Personally I had experiences from the smart skin article that I took into account … Continue reading

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