Author Archives: Megan Whisenant

Final Blog

To me, sustainability is being aware of what effects you have on the earth and how to go about making proactive change. Throughout this course, I have learned all about different ways to practice sustainability and how the fashion industry … Continue reading

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Blog 10

This week’s LOLA shows talked about older individuals needs and what we can do to meet them. After hearing from these groups, it helps us take those points and apply them to our final probes package. I liked Natalie’s topic … Continue reading

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Blog 9

The article about Tim Brown talked about using design thinking. Design thinking is all about designing for people, not for profit. Brown talked about how the products people would be buying are being used, not necessarily about how much is … Continue reading

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Blog 8

One LOLA show that made an impression on me was the group that all talked about different ways to make time spent at a hospital more enjoyable. They mentioned water fixtures to be placed in waiting rooms and patient rooms … Continue reading

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Blog 7

This week’s reading was about empathic design and how it relates to merchandising. In past classes, I remember putting on weights and different shoes, glasses with eye conditions, and headphones to learn how elders feel when they go shopping. Getting … Continue reading

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Blog 6

I enjoyed doing the business canvas model because it made me really think about what goes into a business and how to do your part in being sustainable. My learning community came up with a business called Bumblebee Baby. Bumblebee … Continue reading

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Blog 5

This week, getting to see the recycling plant really helped me understand that Stillwater is trying its hardest to make sure we get the most out of our resources. Being in a college town, you never really realize how much … Continue reading

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Blog 4

I was not able to attend the trip to the Botanical Gardens. For my group’s design slam, we came up with an idea to have a section in a brick and mortar store dedicated to local shops in the area … Continue reading

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Blog 3

Michael Pawlyn’s TED talk This past week’s lectures were centered around industrial ecology. Michael Pawlyn’s TED talk introduced us to the idea of industrial ecology. Industrial ecology is how to use nature and biology for architecture. Pawlyn’s TED talk was … Continue reading

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Blog 2

With each week, I learn more and more about sustainability and see how broad of a topic it can really be. The “iceberg” diagram really helped me visualize how we only see a little glimpse of what environmental impact is … Continue reading

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