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About spatialdesigner

Interior Architectural Designer with over 15 years experience in the Industry. Providing Interiors to the Commercial and Leisure industries. Also lectures in Interior Design and Interior Architecture.

I want to be an Interior Designer!

Sometimes I question how I ever ended up being an Interior Designer, it hasn’t happened by accident, it has taken a lot of hard work and dedication!  But it is a question that comes up when I am teaching. I  like … Continue reading

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Does design education meet current needs of the employer and how will this influence the future of design education?

Following my meeting with the Interior Educators at the RCA last week where we entered into discussions about the future of interior design education, I thought I would include in my blog, my paper, that I wrote for my PGCE … Continue reading

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Is your workspace working for you?

Having worked in a number of architect’s practices and seen many workspaces throughout my career in design, I can safely say that they are a number of office interiors than can really make you feel uninspired, depressed, lack originality and … Continue reading

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The show must go on!

Today I am filled with an enormous sense of emotion. It is the end of one journey with my latest project that I have been apart of for eighteen months. Unlike design projects that I get involved in, I feel … Continue reading

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Amsterdam. A view through a window.

Well I worked out whilst on the flight back from Amsterdam , that the last time the hubby and I took a weekend out to go to a city destination, without kids, was five and a half years ago!! So … Continue reading

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A Return to Education

After much deliberation, I  made the decision to study for my PGCE ( teaching qualification). With a year’s teaching under my belt, I am now in the position to say, that I enjoy it, am passionate about it, and want … Continue reading

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Penelope Tiffney of Spatial Designers was appointed by University of Leeds in 2008 to provide the interior design scheme for the recently completed Storm Jameson Court – a luxury 460 en suite student residence on campus. This new state-of-the-art accommodation … Continue reading

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