Consuming and consumerism

This weeks lecture was on how we as consumers consume things. The fact that we now pay without using money because of cards. How from the 19th century we were more of a product society, where people grew things and made things in order to see. Where as  after that time we become a consumer society.

Also the fact that now shopping has become an event, where we dress up to go, and become a family day out, due to food areas and restaurants. That we know sometimes make a day of it. Which is suggested to be embedding in our culture.

Also the idea that we have a more ‘fitish’ society, where we add meaning to things and giving an object power such as a rabbit foot bringing you luck.

Advertisements

Published by

yasminfroude

I am a textiles student. Leaning ad experimenting with the beauty that is textiles. I want to share my journey and experience, doing what I love and learning along the way.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s