Author Archives: robertobecks

Final thoughts.

One of the most pronounced epiphanies that I had during this course would be that as a designer I need to design with a purpose. It is going to be hard to differentiate this from just designing because it can … Continue reading

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Changes.

This week I didn’t have an epiphany but attending the Creativity Forum has really inspired and motivated me to do so much more in life. The most important thing that was emphasized at the event was to be passionate about … Continue reading

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Flushing diapers.

I didn’t have an epiphany this week but one interesting thing that I learned this week was an article about disposable diapers that can be flushed or decomposed in your own backyard if you wanted to. This item is a … Continue reading

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Our mind and body.

The most important thing that I learned this week is that the world is basically like our own physical body. We need resources to survive but we also need to preserve some of our resources for other things in life … Continue reading

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Going out eco-consciously.

This week there was a lot of great articles on the EcoView. One of the articles that stood out the most for me and what was most important that I learned about was eco-friendly coffins. I have never thought about … Continue reading

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Mending for the world.

This week my group was up for the EcoView and had to present stories about what we have been learning throughout the week. We have been talking and reading about bio mimicry and different ways that artists, designers, and scientists … Continue reading

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We’re all that we have left.

I really enjoyed the article this week. It really gave me a feeling of hope and optimism that we should be a society of future consciousness. It really emphasized the importance of thinking for the possibilities in the future rather … Continue reading

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The sustainable culture

The most important thing that I have learned this week is the realization of how difficult it is to live a truly simple lifestyle and the affects that it has on society. In the article “Limiting consumption: toward a sustainable … Continue reading

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A much more eco-friendly design and empathetic design

This week we have been emphasizing on empathetic design and how that affects the consumer’s use of clothing. I had an epiphany that if we, as designers, learn different ways of improving our methods in design to being more sustainable … Continue reading

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Material diversity

This week I did have an epiphany about material diversity and the fibers that we use. I wondered if there has ever been an attempt to create a completely new fiber from the combination of all the different fibers that … Continue reading

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