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The End is Just the Beginning

  Now after being in this class for a semester I think I definitely have a better understanding of Sustainability and it’s meaning. I would define sustainability as not only keeping the environment in mind when designing, but the future … Continue reading

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Would you be able to live in 80sq ft?

Sustainability IS a wicked problem. It’s split up into several other different problems with problems branching off those problems and more problems growing onto those problems and it’s a never ending cycle of trying to figure out a solution to … Continue reading

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Mrs. Susan

When going over the probes package of the older individual, Mrs. Susan, I noticed that she always seemed to keep herself busy or occupied. I feel that that is very important as we get into our elder years to keep … Continue reading

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“Who Gives a Crap?”

I think designing for an extreme user can be a good idea. That way, you’re designing from multiple angles to get the most out of your design. However, I can also seeing it being too much possibly, but overall a … Continue reading

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Being Sustainable So Far…

I feel like my understanding of sustainability has definitely grown since the beginning of the school year. I wasn’t really sure what the definition was, but I feel like I can confidently say I know what sustainability is now. I’m … Continue reading

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Stealing Nature’s Design

I think the LOLA shows are really interesting. It’s cool to know what new (or new to us) products and projects are going on and what impact that have. Learning about all these different sustainable ideas are informing of us … Continue reading

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Eat the Spoons!

While I was going over the readings I felt like I wasn’t really learning anything new per say, but more of just being redundant with subjects we’ve talked about several times. I enjoyed the TED talk about bamboo. I didn’t … Continue reading

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Slamming Design Ideas

The outdoor activity was more interesting than I thought it would be. There weren’t very many spots to sit and gather our thoughts unless we walked all the way to the garden, but once we got there our ideas seem … Continue reading

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Biomimicry for one please!

Talking about Biomimicry in class fascinates me. Just the concept as a whole. I like how nature can do the unbelievable, yet the human mind is still trying to figure out how we can recreate what nature does on the … Continue reading

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What is our role?

During last week’s lecture we talked about central debates, responsibility mapping, (for example) the problems with the key catalyst for change, the designers role, the merchandiser’s role, etc. It was important for us to understand these problems and our roles … Continue reading

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