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Design for Social Spaces

02 December 10:00 - 16:00
Organized by: Chelsea College of Arts Short Courses
Chelsea College of Arts, 16 John Islip Street
16 John Islip Street

This seminar will provide an overview on the future of planning spaces for living, working and meeting. With the increasing demand for inspirational, social spaces, to work and live, an organic cloud of connectivity is forming as residential, corporate, retail and hospitality design are gradually merging.


This seminar will focus on the meaning of a circular design process, exploring new ways of interacting between spaces and users to challenge and push new design innovation. Creating flexible spaces which stimulate social collaborative relationships, networking and creativity.


You will look at practical case studies that focus on the hospitality sector including planning for events, flexible lobbies for work and relaxation in hotels, co-working spaces and hospitality services for residential design.


A dynamic course, providing you with up-to-date design concepts that will challenge you to think both critically and outside the box in relation to the future of design.



Who Should Attend?Practicing or aspiring interior designers, architects or event planners keen to learn about the current trends in social design for commercial spaces. This course could lead to further studies in hotel or commercial design.