Author Archives: joteachman

Environmentally Sustained

Amoung all my epiphanies this semester, I am proud to say that I will take away sustainable knowledge to help educate and apply to the environment around me to make my carbon footprint a little less impactful. My first epiphany … Continue reading

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The journey

My Epiphany this week related mainly on Design Activism and how I can relate it to my major.  I’ve never heard the term before and it was very interesting learning about it and what people are striving to truly improve … Continue reading

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C2C

I did not have an ephiphany this week.   But I learned alot about the companies that are trying to make a difference.  My own research concluded the push for sustainability with cradle to cradle and upcycling.  I loved how much … Continue reading

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Coffin Away

This weeks topic on Biomimicry has been pretty interesting.  I have never thought about combining the genetics and design on animals with the environmental designs and normal necessities for everyday living.  Its quite amazing how the science of the design works … Continue reading

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Don’t look so hard

When we think of sustainability we think less.  Less, recycleable, reuseable, adaptable,  natural form, simple, exposed, and multi-functional, are all words, amoung others, that come together creating the words environmentally friendly.  The meaning of the words and the power we put behind them are … Continue reading

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Why the Questions?

My epiphany this week included the what if assignment.  We don’t seem to ask the right questions when we are looking for the answer.  We forget how important questions are to life.  I know I don’t ask enough questions.  And … Continue reading

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Clothing the Culture

Thursday I had an Epiphany in class.  When we were speaking with Kirsi Niinimaki, a woman from Finland, a very interesting topic came up that I have never thought about.  She mentioned how our teacher Dr. Armstrong wears different clothing, a … Continue reading

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