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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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