Episode 2: Borislava Yotsova
Exploring the Role of Cultural Consideration in Interior Design
This episode features a conversation with Borislava Yotsova, a final year student on the BA (Hons) Interior Design course at Cardiff School of Art & Design, about her final year research which explores the role of cultural consideration in Interior Design and asks whether cultural consideration needs to be included in the Interior Design curriculum.
If you would like to follow up on some of the ideas discussed in this episode you may find the following resources interesting:
- Hadjiyanni, T., 2013. Rethinking Culture in Interior Design Pedagogy. Journal of interior design, 1(1)
- Plunket, D., 2013. The Profession that Dare Not Speak its Name. In: G. Brooker & L. Weinthal, eds. The Handbook of interior Architecture and Design. London: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc.
- Roller, M. & Sischka, J., 1997. The Reichstag’s New Dome. Structural Engineering International, 7(4), pp. 249-451.
- Kelly Wearstler – The Harper Avenue Residence
- Foster & Partners – Reichstag, New German Parliament (Berlin)
The following images show the spaces that Borislava designed for her experiment within the University’s Perceptual Experience Lab (PEL) as well as one of the images in situ during testing (Click them to view full screen):