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All good things come to an end…

Although this year didn’t hold many epiphanies, I did learn many valuable lessons. One of the most important lessons I will take away from this semester was learning to think about sustainability within a mental mode which is what shapes … Continue reading

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Apparel Activism

I don’t think I had an epiphany this week. I did learn what design activism is which I had no knowledge of before this class. I always thought of activism as putting on protests and demonstrations but it can be … Continue reading

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Hopeful Future

I don’t think I had an epiphany this week but what I learned this week was that even though we have seen all the changes that need to be made there are companies out there that have taken the first … Continue reading

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Designing Cradle to Cradle

This week the most important thing I learned was about the different material metabolisms in the Cradle to Cradle article. I thought this was especially relevant because this is a big determinate on how a product will be designed. Before … Continue reading

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Spider Silk Body Armor

This week the most interesting topic I heard about was from our readings. It was interesting to learn that things like a spider’s web are being used instead of Kevlar because it is about 10 times stronger than Kevlar. Not … Continue reading

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Nature’s Example

This week my epiphany was about biomimicry. This concept was new to me. Looking at our environment, it holds the answers and a perfect example on how we should be living in our environments. In all reality, we are using … Continue reading

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Community Mental Mode

This week the most important thing I learned was from the professor’s notes and taking a look at what a mental mode is and how this shapes our views, ideas, beliefs, and assumptions about sustainability and how we are going … Continue reading

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