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Sustainability is not just a trend that will pass, it is a way of life that will come to pervade every aspect of human life in the years to come. It is the method by which humans will be able … Continue reading

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Sustainability can indeed be confusing in situations described by Layla.  I was surprised to find out from her TED talk that paper bags are not particularly sustainable. I think the primary barriers to sustainability are the initial cost, lack of faith … Continue reading

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What did you learn from the probes package of the older individual? I learned that he has a lot of hobbies and interests to occupy his time, and therefore likes comfortable clothing.  He doesn’t buy a lot of stuff and … Continue reading

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I do not remember learning the concept of empathic design in any of the marketing classes, however the idea of it turns out to be essential to good marketing and product development.  Learning about this concept really helped me understand how … Continue reading

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LOLA Show Stikwood panels are ultrathin wood panels made from reclaimed wood.  This product supports nature-centered design and recycling.  It also has safe adhesive and finish free of harmful chemicals.  Stikwood can be used as sports floor, wall covering, ceiling … Continue reading

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Reading (in-store greenery) The reading stated that a busy retail environment seems more pleasing when decorated with plants because their appearance have a relaxing effect on people. It also stated that plain environments do not look livelier with plants for … Continue reading

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Outdoor Activity I enjoyed the outdoor activity because I found out that at there are beautiful plants and birds at the back of the garden. My favorite part of the activity was seeing a roadrunner for the first time in … Continue reading

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