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Final Epiphany Blog

Sustainability to me is the awareness of what could be changed in our society for the better of our environment. It also is the want and need for a more green and environmentally minded world, and everything in between. Sustainability … Continue reading

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Blog 10

On Tuesday we were presented with a new insightful set of LOLA shows. They were all creative and well thought out ideas and ways to help people in society with an empathic manner. My three favorites were the hospital gowns, … Continue reading

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Blog 9

While reading Tim Brown’s reading and thinking about design activism, I liked how it began talking about a challenging design proposal taking over a box of cigarettes. The rise of design thinking corresponds to a culture change that excites the … Continue reading

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Blog 8

  This past week in sustainability was exploring and designing for human needs. Unfortunately I was not in class on Tuesday therefore I missed some of the LOLA presentations. It’s not only the product we design, but also the system … Continue reading

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Blog 7

Bog 7 Shopsense, was an article read that was a deeper meaning about empathic design to our introduction. With the redesign of an in store shopping experience, they strived to saturate the needs of those that find a normal shopping … Continue reading

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Blog 6

Blog 6 Week 8   The Business Canvas Model my learning community created was an idea we came up with, centered around nature related design. We had the idea to combine and facilitate a relationship between a boutique and the … Continue reading

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Blog 5

Week six This week I learned about the impact of in store greenery and shopping behavior. I loved reading about this because I was just reading about what plants you are supposed to have in your home to reduce stress … Continue reading

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