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Final Blog – Considerations

We have finally made it to the end! As reflected in the title of this class blog, one of the biggest things to keep in mind is that sustainability is a journey.  To live a more sustainable lifestyle you have … Continue reading

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Blog 10 – LOLA Shows and Design Slam

On Tuesday this past week, we participated in our last design slam of the semester.  These design slams have been my favorite part of the semester so far.  It is really interesting to be given a certain scenario and a … Continue reading

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Blog 9 – Wants v. Needs

This week was very introspective for me.  The topics covered in class made me reflect deeply on my personal lifestyle and habits.  The first activity that got me thinking was the happiness survey we filled out in class.  I really … Continue reading

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Blog 8 – Empathy

This week we continued to talk about how the term empathy can relate to design.  Even without actively thinking about the process of empathetic design, I think we as designers are always putting ourselves in the shoes of our clients … Continue reading

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Blog 5-Biomimicry and the Savannah

This week we did a reading on one of my favorite topics in sustainability: biomimicry.  The reading we did Thursday that talked about biomimicry in interior design is one I found particularly interesting.  One statement that really stuck out to … Continue reading

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Blog 4-LOLA Show

This week I enjoyed the change of pace in class.  It was nice having a little break in the routine.  We talk so much in this class about breaking the mold and finding new ways of doing things, it was … Continue reading

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Blog 3-Carbon Footprint

Since beginning this class, I feel like I have been more aware of how my actions impact the environment and what the impact can have on future generations to come.  The carbon footprint calculator opened my eyes.  I thought I … Continue reading

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