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As We Go On, We Remember All That We Have Learned Together

How would I define sustainability, you ask?? I would define sustainability largely as a positive outcome enforced by change, a change in the way that we live our lives, a change in perspective, and a change in how we view … Continue reading

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Material Knowledge

  This week in our Sustainable journey, we learned about material diversity and sustainable product service systems and how these concepts could be implemented into the apparel industry. We explored the two concepts in this week’s readings, a chapter from … Continue reading

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Hope for the Human Race

This week in our Sustainable Journey, we began to discover the ideas of Cradle-to-Cradle and Cradle-to-Grave and how these concepts are important in understanding how we make our planet a more sustainable place to live. For this week’s reading, we … Continue reading

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Wishful Thinking

This week on our Sustainable Journey, we transitioned from the social perspectives of sustainability to the environmental perspectives of sustainability in regards to the apparel and interior industries. With this, we were also introduced to the ideas of industrial ecology … Continue reading

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The Power of Change

This week in class, we learned about design activism and social entrepreneurship and how implementing these concepts into our daily lives can make for a bigger and better outcome on the ways in which we view our world. By the … Continue reading

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Needs, Needs, Needs

In week 5 of My Sustainable Journey, I continued to learn about the positive aspects of implementing empathic design in the apparel industry. For the reading this week, we read another chapter from the Fashion and Sustainability: Design for Change … Continue reading

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You’ve Got Me Feeling Emotions

In week 4 of my Sustainable Journey, we further explored empathic design in regards to sustainability. For this week’s discussion and class activities, I was asked to read Niimimaki and Koskinen’s article entitled I Love this Dress, It Makes Me … Continue reading

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