Final Reflection

This year I believe that I have grown a lot as an Industrial Design student. I have a better understanding of processes and refinement. I think the biggest struggle I had this year was working on the interior design project. … Continue reading

Corvette C4

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The C4 was a revolution in its day, though troubled at the outset with a clunky manual transmission and suspension packages that made the car rough riding enough to rattle the dental work out of its passengers’ teeth. It boasted … Continue reading

Where to put stuff in your suit

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If you’re like me you’ve probably never had to use every pocket in your suit jacket. Why do clothing designers insist on putting so many pockets in suits? This picture does a good job describing clothing designers intents. Its interesting … Continue reading

The dreaded X

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As a college student who enjoys dressing up and going to date parties its difficult to find a right fitting suit. College is a time of growth and low income, so older suits can shrink over time, you could gain/lose … Continue reading

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Educate yourselves

Matching your shoes to your suit

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Alright, so I’ve been guilty of this too, but whenever you wear the wrong shoes with a suit, the entire vibe is destroyed and you know the perpetrator has no class. you need to match your shoes to your suit. To … Continue reading

JFK 50

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In an effort to reinvigorate American physical strength, JFK instated the 50 mile challenge. He believed that the healthy American soldier should be able to trek 50 miles in 20 hours. He also brought about mandatory physical exercise requirements in … Continue reading

Bandwagoning

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“Bandwagoning in international relations occurs when a state aligns with a stronger, adversarial power and concedes that the stronger adversary-turned-partner disproportionately gains in the spoils they conquer together. Bandwagoning, therefore, is a strategy employed by weak states.” So from and … Continue reading

Does weightlifting stunt growth?

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“Weightlifting can stunt a child’s growth. This is probably the most common fear surrounding kids and weightlifting. Supposedly, if a child lifts weights it can stunt their growth in a couple of ways. First, there’s concern that weightlifting will cause the … Continue reading

Seersucker

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I found a brief article on the history of seersucker and seersucker suits. I personally own one and was fortunate enough to wear it this weekend as the weather was nice. I love my seersucker suit because I think its … Continue reading