Author Archives: klynn1908

Final Sustainability Blog

I would define sustainability and sustainable design as a way of bettering the environment. It will also be considered as going green as well. Recycling bottles, and cans, cleaning up after yourself, using sustainable products and fabrics, etc. There is … Continue reading

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Empathic design for elders

This week in class we talked about designing clothes for the elders, and empathic design for older individuals. With aging comes changing lifestyles, physical capabilities, and sensory capabilities such as vision, hearing, taste, touch, and smell. When you think of … Continue reading

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Empathic Design and Entrepreneurship

This week in class we talked about Empathic Design of a smart Entrepreneur. A great invention was the Mac book. Steve Jobs says “We didn’t think the mac will sell billions, but we didn’t built the mac for anybody else. … Continue reading

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Our World in a package

This week in class learning communities presented their Lola shows over different topics that were choosing by the students.  We also created a design probe package for the whole weekend. The first day of the package we had to describe … Continue reading

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Empathic Design

This week in class we talked about empathic design. Empathic design is a user-centered design research of peoples’ needs at the centre of your project. A process which looks carefully at the way people do things to find out what … Continue reading

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Biomimicry Lifestyle

This week in class we watched a Ted show and also a video on Patricia Moore. She talked about all of her experiences and life lessons. An experience that she wants to share is to walk in someone else’s shoes … Continue reading

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Eco and Biophilic Design

This week in class we discussed Eco Design and Biophilic Design on how they both impact the environment. Eco Design is an approach to designing products with special consideration for the environmental impacts of the product during its whole lifecycle. … Continue reading

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Ecology and Sustainability

This week in class we were able to put our senses to use. We took a field trip around campus to see what nature is all about. Each Learning community had to pick an area outside where they wanted to … Continue reading

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Ecology and affect on the world

Learning about Biomimicry within the previous week was very interesting. Biomimicry is all about finding new ways of adapting to earth. We want to be able to keep it as clean as possible. Nature is something that we as humans … Continue reading

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All about the Future

All about the Future             Predicting the future can be very hard. In a world that’s constantly changing you always have to focus on things that’s in the present but better yet, on how you can better the future. Looking … Continue reading

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