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Final Blog

As I look back at my journey throughout this semester I can honestly say that I have noticed myself using more sustainable practices and I have also noticed I have a different perspective about the world and specifically the fashion … Continue reading

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Blog 10

This Tuesday in class we had another round of LOLA Show presentations. My learning community got to present to the class this week over Human Needs and Older Individuals. It was very interesting to listen to what everyone researched and … Continue reading

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Blog 9

This week I was absent in class on Tuesday so I missed the discussion about Design Activism. I was able to read the article discussed in class, Design Activism by Tim Brown. I found a lot of interesting points from … Continue reading

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Blog 7

This week we read an interesting article about merchandising called “ShopSense”. This article related to empathic design because it was all about re-designing a grocery store to be more pleasing to certain customers. I found this article very easy to … Continue reading

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Blog 6

This week we wrapped up talking about Biomimicry and moved onto talking about Empathic Design.  In class Tuesday we wrapped up our biomimicry discussion by talking about localized relationships. Like how ants work together and react to the positions of … Continue reading

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Blog 5

This week we watched one of the coolest Ted Talks. Elora Hardy gave a talk about magical houses made of bamboo. I was amazed at all of the different ways the architects, designers, and builders would manipulate the bamboo and … Continue reading

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Blog 4

This week in class was very exciting and interactive!  We had that opportunity to go to the botanical garden for an outdoor class activity.  The activity had us split up into our learning communities and complete a worksheet of questions … Continue reading

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