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Cheers To A New Beginning

Coming into this class I thought I knew all that I needed to know about sustainability. Even though I felt I knew enough about it I wouldn’t say I was sustainable, or willing to change anything. At first I found … Continue reading

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LEED Confusion

Tuesday we had a reading called Sustainable construction—The role of environmental assessment tools that I felt was a very good read for any interior designer, but also any designer. The reading discussed the design stages, and you have to make … Continue reading

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Chains vs. Local

After this week I have gained more knowledge on why its so important to source locally, and to support local companies. I live in a very small town where there are only two non-local stores. My mom has always said … Continue reading

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Natural vs. Synthetic

This week was extremely interesting in the reading world. If at first you would have told me pick which is better natural or synthetic I would of immediately said natural. I believe when you hear natural fibers it sounds to … Continue reading

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Finally an Epiphany!

I would say this week I have had a slight epiphany on just how much effect interior designers have on how much energy is used in a building, and how it is used. It is easy to throw the blame … Continue reading

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Biomimicry Is The Future

Each week I have found I have been confused, and not sure what to think after leaving each class. This week however I am finally leaving class with a greater understanding of sustainability, and ways we are focusing on making … Continue reading

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Human Needs Categorized

This week one of the articles we had to read was the Fashion and Sustainability: Design for Change. This article discussed the human needs in nine categories. Each category has a unique part to it that the brain could relay … Continue reading

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Understanding Empathy

I have yet to have an epiphany, and find I’m now constantly thinking harder on situations trying to have something come to mind. In the end I may not be having epiphanies but I am thoroughly learning more, and thinking … Continue reading

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How Do We Get Someone To Care

This weeks discussions were all about empathic, and how can we make the buyer hold on to products for a longer time. I am probably one of the guiltiest about getting rid of a product as I feel it’s looking … Continue reading

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Drastically Changing Weather

This past week the town I live in went through devastation causes by the weather. This past Monday 80 mph winds blew through, and rain poured down for over twelve hours. Thousands were left without pour for hours up into … Continue reading

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