Author Archives: jtwomble

Final Epiphany Blog: Where do we go from here

How would you now define sustainability and sustainable design, in your own words? I would now describe sustainable design/sustainability as way of changing the way we design for the average consumer, keeping in mind how its lifecycle impacts not only … Continue reading

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Extra Blog: Magnetic Bond

Monday: We had the second round of LOLA shows. Hailey Hatheway LOLA SHOW: Trigema Change is made in Germany. They offer clothing to people of all ages. It took 7 years to start. They are made of 100% toxin free … Continue reading

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Blog 10: The Elder And Fashion

Readings: Consumer Choices (Selecting Clothing For Older People In Your Care) Older people care about their appearance! They need help purchasing new clothes and taking care of their existing clothing as well. Chosen items need to make them feel good … Continue reading

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Blog 9: Needs vs Wants

Monday Fashion & Sustainability, A Time For Change (Neef’s Human Needs): It has become harder and harder for us to distinguish real needs and manufactured wants. Neef produced taxonomy of human needs and motivations to help reflect in the industry, … Continue reading

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Blog 8: In My City

Monday We met at OSU physical plant for a little field trip. She presented us a presentation over sustainability. 3 pillars of sustainability are Environment, Economic and Social aspects. They really want to enforce environmental stewardship to the freshman. There … Continue reading

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Blog 6: Intro To Empathic Design

Affective vs Cognitive: Watched a video of a baby eating cake and we were to describe what we felt as a baby eating cake for the first time, then describe what the baby in the video is feeling. My feelings: … Continue reading

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Blog 5: Like An Animal

One reading this week, Bio-inspired ‘Smart Skins’ by Rossi, Carpi and Scilingo, covers polymer based interfaces. I love the fact that clothing companies are developing smart clothes for active thermal regulation. Diaplex is an example of one of those companies … Continue reading

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