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Areum Joo

new york, ny, United States

Member since September 08, 2008

  • Twist: The way i see it



    Imagine the place where you spend most of your time each day. Where is it? School

    Imagine it as you most want it to be.

    Not only myself but most of Product Design students spends lots of time at school doing homework than any other departments’ students. I think in school they should have more proper eating area. A lot of classrooms don’t allow any foods and many students eat their meals in dusty classrooms or studios. If there is a proper eating area, students will have healthier life during school year where they spend lots of energy. To make my vision reality, I could submit a suggestion to a student council.

    Imagine your neighborhood the way you most want it to be.

    I wish my neighborhood becomes less noisy place. It is always crowed and noisy in Manhattan. And I think that makes people more stressful and emotionally unstable. Few days ago there was a construction going on until 3 o’clock in the morning and they started again in the 7 o’clock. I think there should be a window specially designed to absorb the noise. This will give people good night sleep and less stress from the noise. To make this reality, I could research a new material to design a new sound proof window.

    Imagine your country the way you most want it to be.

    This is a hard question for me because I grew up half of my life in Korea and the other half in Canada. However, for both of the country, I wish Korea and Canada to be recognized as leading countries in the field of design. To make the change, Korea and Canada should found more scholarships for design student to let them study in design leading countries. From this, well educated designers will design a neighborhood a better place which will lead the country to be a better place to live. To make this vision a reality, I should become one of the designer who can make a change.

    Imagine the world the way you most want it to be.

    I wish the world to become more environmental friendly. Like the elephant in a room, the environmental problems are still ignored by many people. People should be more recognized with the problems that we are having and know that little changes make big differences in the environment. To make this change, I think more people should use public transportation. After the change, regardless of where they live, the resource they have, or what they believe, they will be living in better environment and able to turn over better environment to their descendants. To make this vision a reality, I should be the one to start to make a change in my life pattern.

    What is the #1 Vision for change that you want to work on?

    The # 1 vision that I want to work on is the environmental problem.

    I can’t vote in the 2008 Presidential Election

    I am an Asian Female

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My Interests

  • Industrial Design
  • Environmental Design
  • Communication Design
  • Fashion Design
  • Audio/Visual Design