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Final Blog

My definition of sustainability has defiantly changed and expanded since the start of this class. I came in not knowing really even the textbook definition of sustainability. The only thing I somewhat even knew about sustainability is that it has … Continue reading

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Blog 11

Sustainability as a Problem From everything that I have learned about sustainability so far is that when a problem arises the first step always is to evaluate it thinking solely about the underlying issues that are trying to be solved. … Continue reading

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Blog 10

Probes Package We were able to learn a lot from our older individual. We were able to see what challenges he faces day to day (which wasn’t a lot), we were able to learn that he loves to shop at … Continue reading

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Blog 8

My thoughts when talking about empathic design was at first I was really confused on how this tied into sustainability, but then it made sense to me that if more people implemented empathic design when creating the concepts of products … Continue reading

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Blog 7

LOLA Show I really enjoyed the LOLA show and listening to all the different company findings that everyone in the class found. I like that we all had to tie in a company with our findings because I didn’t realize … Continue reading

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Blog 5

Readings: As a merchandiser my reading was The Impact of In-Store Greenery on Customers. This research reading showed that the use of foliage in the store environment did not bring customers feelings of excitement, but it did bring pleasure and … Continue reading

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Blog 4

Blog 4 Outdoor Activity: I enjoyed being out of the classroom but the outdoor activity was a little hard for me considering I was allergic to everything. My experience of being in a different atmosphere was good though. Out of … Continue reading

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Blog 3

Lectures: I really enjoyed the lectures this past week. I think that the interaction of everything was super helpful for us to be sure we are understanding all the topics and not just going through the motions. I really liked … Continue reading

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Blog 2

Lectures: In class this week we talked about the sustainability challenge, how we all see just the top of the problem and usually fail to see everything that lies under the initial problem. There are the events and then underlying … Continue reading

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