26 episodes

The Multi Story Thinking Podcast unravels the mysteries of interior design.
Hosted by designer and educator Jonathan Forster the podcast takes an educational slant on the world of interior design providing an insight into the how and the why.

It includes interviews with professionals from across the spectrum of the interior design world alongside more practical discussions about techniques, processes and the professional practice of interior design.

It is suitable for anyone wanting to learn about the process of interior design from undergraduates to keen amateurs, business owners to design professionals.

We've got Naomi Cleaver, Anna Hart and Rachel Forster in the can set to be released this autumn.

Multi Story Thinking Jonathan Forster

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The Multi Story Thinking Podcast unravels the mysteries of interior design.
Hosted by designer and educator Jonathan Forster the podcast takes an educational slant on the world of interior design providing an insight into the how and the why.

It includes interviews with professionals from across the spectrum of the interior design world alongside more practical discussions about techniques, processes and the professional practice of interior design.

It is suitable for anyone wanting to learn about the process of interior design from undergraduates to keen amateurs, business owners to design professionals.

We've got Naomi Cleaver, Anna Hart and Rachel Forster in the can set to be released this autumn.

    James Mair

    James Mair

    James is the founder and Managing Director of furniture and lighting retailer Viaduct.  Viaduct has been supplying contemporary designs to both the contract and retail market  for over 25 years

    In this episode, we discover how furniture compliments the interiors of spaces and impacts on the way we live.

    How an exhibition of French furniture inspired a shift in career.

    The link between chairs and food and how furniture can reflect a concept,

    and why there’s more to life than chairs.

    • 43 min
    Luke Pearson and Tom Lloyd

    Luke Pearson and Tom Lloyd

    Luke Pearson and Tom Lloyd run Pearson Lloyd, a design office that works with manufacturers, brands, and public bodies to identify and build products, spaces, and services.

    In this episode, we discover how furniture can augment architecture and how to design for leadership spaces.

    The importance of posture and ergonomics in facilitating types of work.  The three-way process of prototype development.

    And why you should have a stock of cardboard, plywood, and sellotape.

    • 1 hr 10 min
    David Amos

    David Amos

    David is the director of Amos Lighting + Home a lighting retailer and lighting design consultancy based in Exeter. They specialize in transforming space with the creative use of light and provide lighting design and advice to both retail and trade customers.

    In this episode, we learn about light temperatures and colour rendering, the importance of having intuitive switching, how to avoid ‘death by downlight’ and ‘ceiling acne’, and why everyone should have a pee light.

    • 55 min
    Hanieh Motamedian

    Hanieh Motamedian

    Hanieh is the Business Development Manager at Sound Directions.  She specialises in noise reduction measures and is passionate about the wellbeing, productivity, and health benefits of managing sound effectively.
    In this episode, we discover the A B C of sound reduction measures, how noise clutter can reduce productivity, the importance of noise reduction in healthcare and how it can make a positive contribution to recovery, and why adding noise to an office can help to make it sound quieter.

    • 47 min
    Nathan Hurley

    Nathan Hurley

    Nathan is the Research and Insight Manager at Orangebox.  Nathan is responsible for driving the research into new behaviors in the workplace and education. 
    In this episode, we discover the cultural and technological shifts that have inspired changes in the design of furniture. How competition amongst universities has driven investment in learning spaces. How Nathan began his career with Orangebox as a casual holiday worker and why hula hooping could provide the solution for post lockdown workspaces.

    • 57 min
    Mustafa Afsaroglu

    Mustafa Afsaroglu

    Mustafa Afsaroglu is an interior designer and co-founder of Taner’s Sons-Design Studio. Mustafa has worked with past clients including Google, Facebook, Amazon, Capital One, and Bloomberg.

    In this episode, we discover the importance of getting to know your client. The crossovers between architecture and interior design. The way in which the office environment can change as a company evolves and matures. And why WhatsApp and poetry have become an import design tool.

    • 46 min

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