Category Archives: empathic design

Role of probes package in empathic design process

From the first lecture I have learnt that Empathic design can be viewed from both user and designer perspectives. By continuing that, this week lecture helped me to identify user and designer roles in practical, mainly through designing probes packages. … Continue reading

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Empathic Design

This past week, we continued to focus on Empathic Design. I began by reading the specific passage for the merchandising students. It was about the struggles of elders when grocery shopping and about the changes that are made to adapt … Continue reading

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Stepping into someone else’s shoes… Have you done it?

Empathy is about understanding the other, not just feeling sympathy for him. Have you had a friend in distress? What do you do? If you feel sorry for him you are being sympathetic, but instead if you are able to … Continue reading

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How I feel empathic design

“Empathic Design” – Though I heard these two words many times, I never knew or imagine how it works? and why it is important? The first two lectures and class discussions allowed me to understand basic knowledge about empathic design, … Continue reading

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The new vision of design

Empathic design? How empathy can be integrated into design concept! True for me, as this was my first concept regarding this field. But as we continued two interactive sessions, it became clear as daylight that how important empathic design can … Continue reading

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Empathic Design

This week was pretty relaxed in class. We started off the week creating a Business Canvas Model within our learning communities. When my group began, we were a little bit stuck because we were having trouble focusing in on a … Continue reading

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Blog 7

Instead of designers focusing on creating products for consumers needs based on low prices, empathetic design thinks about the overall impact a design will have on society. In other words, it’s designing for a deeper purpose and meaning instead of … Continue reading

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Blog Post 7- Empathetic Design

Empathic design is a very interesting concept to me. It touches on important aspects in order to become a sustainable, eco-friendly, yet socially conscious brand, company, and/or individual. I believe this is a complicated process to properly achieve for most … Continue reading

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Sustainability Journey: Week One

Sustainability in my own words is the process of utilizing and producing goods that can be used harmlessly for a long period of time. It is becoming more vital in our society to resort to sustainability methods due to the … Continue reading

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The end is here…

When recollecting to the beginning of the semester’s first blog my idea of sustainability was totally wrong. To me my definition of sustainability was just being green, or environmentally friendly. I also was incompetent on the idea that there are … Continue reading

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