SustainabilityThe ability to be maintained at a certain rate or level. Avoidance of the depletion of natural resources in order to maintain an ecological balance
Or, as I frequently find myself thinking, is the thing I am using something I need, or something I can do without?
As Kristy mentioned in class last week, sustainability can refer to many different aspects. It could be cultural Read more →
Last week Jan Chipchase had given us an idea of a relationship between the top 3 items people carried out against the significance of it. This week, Chapter 4 of Jan Chipchase book had given me another insight into behaviors of people according to how they deal with their belongings.
It is common to see people front-packing in certain countries but Read more →
Lee Yun Qin’s design has an impeccable balance of both simplicity and personality. She cleverly incorporated her personal style with the theme of nature. Though her design is simple, she made use of quantity to produce an eye captivating installation. I appreciate her work as it is easily understandable. Using solar bulbs enables the flowers to be independently lit up, Read more →
Advancement in technology has certainly improved life and change our necessary survival skills. People once relied heavily on physical copies of maps, cash, printed information, etc. Today, everything is simply a touch away, on one’s phone. Travelling no longer requires stacks of maps, airplane confirmation, and addresses. With just a single click, we can easily access the information we require. Read more →
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“You are what you carry”, was a comprehensive and thorough chapter, where we recall the idea of the phone, the key and the wallet as essentialities when venturing into the world. Strangely but interestingly, we tend to bring more things than the just essentials because of our providence nature for security, convenience, peace of mind… Especially when visiting a foreign Read more →
I was not able to attend this year’s exhibition, due to my busy schedule and fear of crowds. However, I did attend the one last year and the one exhibition that gave me the biggest impression was Fissure by Ong Kian Peng (feature image). It is basically 2 halves that will only light up if you touch the 2 metal Read more →
In this TED talk, Chipchase talks about being connected, how everyone is going to be connected (and now are) via mobile phones that transcends through space (by calling) and time (by messaging with convenience). It was a rare thing then, with the streets of China even reverse engineering the production and functions of a phone, and then producing them.
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The reading are more in depth explanation of this Jan Chipchase’s Ted talk whereas now we were given a boarder view. He talk about the fundamental of carrying behaviour, which provides insight into the user activities, values, beliefs and fear. We also strategies where we should be putting our stuff to prevent us from forgetting them. I would always categories Read more →
Sustainability is the ability to consume or use a resource responsibly, taking into consideration the ability of the resource to be produced and the impact on the future.
This is my preferred piece of iLight 2017.
In 2018’s theme of sustainability, sustainable materials would be the first to come to mind. However, there could be better ways of expressing sustainability though other Read more →