Author Archives: kdrainey

Final Blog

As I previously stated in my last blog, at the beginning of this course I defined sustainability as designing in a way to not harm the future. I still agree with that but I am now open to so many … Continue reading

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Blog 11

Sustainability is a wicked problem because I do not feel like it is widely accepted yet. On the other hand, it’s probably not so much that its not “accepted” but that it is not well known. Like many others, when … Continue reading

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Blog 10

I learned that while designing for an older individual you have to keep in mind that they have a very different lifestyle than younger adults like the students in class. They are a bit more concerned with function and comfort … Continue reading

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Blog 9

I think some major articles of clothing that have a lot of meaning to people are items that represent a milestone in life. A babies first blanket, a wedding dress, prom dress, or tux all have significant meaning. These items … Continue reading

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Blog 7

Before I took this class I was already interested in sustainability. My whole life I have been eager to recycle and reuse objects for different purposes. However, when I got to college I started taking classes even before this one … Continue reading

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Blog 5

The structures in the TED talk that were made from bamboo were incredible. I like how they pointed out that no two pieces are exactly the same. Every part of it is truly unique and beautiful. I also didn’t know … Continue reading

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Blog 4: Activities

I have terrible allergies, so unfortunately I did not enjoy being outside as much as I could have if I had remembered to take medicine. Other than that, I thought the outdoor activity was clever and interesting. I liked thinking … Continue reading

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