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Final Blog

The semester has come to close and so has my blogging on my sustainable journey. I leave Oklahoma State University with not just my degrees in Apparel Merchandising and Business Marketing, but with a fresh profound perspective on sustainability and … Continue reading

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Blog #10

This week on Monday we had presentations for the LOLA Show. I was impressed to see how many people selected topics about designing for elderly people or for disabilities. A design item that really stood out for me was the … Continue reading

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Blog 9

Let us ponder the idea of human needs…. What do we really need? Is it material? Is it an emotion? Is it an opportunity? Is it family? What is the human need? Well if you ask me what human need … Continue reading

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Blog 8

This week we got right back into the swing of sustainability after a break off of class. On Monday we had a field trip and visited the OSU sustainability office and then paid a visit to the OSU recycling center. … Continue reading

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Blog 7

“I think daily life is the most beautiful and wonderful thing that anyone can have.” ~Ana Tijoux Reflecting on this quote by Ana Tijoux I completely agree with life being beautiful. This quote comes full circle with the design probes … Continue reading

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Blog 6

What is empathy? Well the definition according to Merriam-Webster is: “the feeling that you understand and share another person’s experiences and emotions: the ability to share someone else’s feelings.” Empathy/empathetic design was a theme for the week. It is amazing … Continue reading

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Blog 5

“Biophilic Design is an innovative way of designing the places where we live, work, and learn. We need nature in a deep and fundamental fashion, but we have often designed our cities and suburbs in ways that both degrade the … Continue reading

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Blog 4

“When we talk about ‘saving the environment’ in a way it is misstated because the environment is going to survive. We are the ones who may not survive. Or we may survive in a world we don’t particularly wanna live … Continue reading

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Blog 3

“We should be creating materials that fit into natures recycling system.” ~Eben Bayer Let this quote from a Ted Talk this week in class about Are Mushrooms the New Plastics be the theme this week. The basis of this quote is … Continue reading

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Blog 2

This week I was introduced to new concepts and ideas within sustainability that I did not know about. As I learned about the concepts it came to my realization how vast and complex sustainability can be. A key theme this … Continue reading

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