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Interior Tools Interior Tactics

Edinburgh, Scotland
21 August 2008 00:00 - 22 August 2008 00:00

The 2nd IFS International Interior Design / Interior Architecture Conference will be held in Edinburgh during the Edinburgh International Festival and Fringe).  It is hosted jointly by IFS members, the Department of Interior Design, Product and Furniture at Edinburgh College of Art, and Interior Architecture at Napier University, in collaboration with the UK Interior Educators Council and the support of the Higher Education Academy.

The Interiors Forum Scotland (IFS) is a unique and highly active academic research group with membership from universities and art schools across Scotland. The IFS aims to develop and promote the identity of Interiors from a national to an international perspective through conferences, publications and the development of a pro-active core curriculum of study for Interiorists.

Following its successful conference and publication 'Thinking Inside the Box' held at Glasgow's Lighthouse in March 2007, the Interiors Forum Scotland invites the international interior design and interior architecture community to register interest in participating in the 2nd IFS International Conference, 'Interior Tools Interior Tactics'’.

Conference Aim

'Interior Tools Interior Tactics' aims to bring together an international interior community of advocates, academics, researchers, practitioners, design organisations and design policy makers who wish to shape the future tools and develop progressive tactics for interiors practice, education and research. Keynote addresses from leaders in the field of interior practice, research and education will stimulate debate.

'Interior Tools Interior Tactics' will offer delegates opportunities to network, establish collaborative relationships, participate in exploratory theatres of thinking, workshops and interactive presentation sessions, and to reflect, explore, debate and share the innovative tools and diverse tactics deployed across interiors academe, practice and research. It will provide a forum for educators, industrial practitioners, researchers and graduate students to discuss current issues affecting the nature and direction of interior design practice, education, policy and research. 


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