Virtual Interiorities

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Issue Vol 4 No 2 (2021)
Published Jul 31, 2021
Section Articles
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DOI https://doi.org/10.7454/in.v4i2.153
Submitted : Mar 30, 2021 | Accepted : Jun 22, 2021

Adam Nash Kate Geck Andy Miller

Abstract

A practice of the virtual offers to interior design a dynamic conception of interiority that transcends simplistic representative notions of space, recognising the inseparable relationship of space and time, as well as an understanding of interiority as lived experience and its attendant amenability to active interpretation and therefore design. Ultimately, a practice of the virtual facilitates an understanding of interior as a dynamic and ongoing network of relations, and interior design as individuating participation in this network. In this article, we describe in detail an expanded notion of the virtual, and extrapolate how an understanding of this notion might help shape future interior design practice. We then offer some examples that might help translate these ideas into practice.

Keywords: virtual interior, virtual reality, interior design

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Author Biographies

Adam Nash, RMIT University, Australia

Adam Nash is Associate Professor of Virtual Interior at the Interior Design Discipline, School of Architecture and Urban Design, RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia. He specialises in virtual environment design and practice-based research.

Kate Geck, RMIT University, Australia

Kate Geck is an Industry Fellow in the Interior Design Discipline, School of Architecture and Urban Design, RMIT University. She is also presently a PhD candidate in the RMT School of Design with a practice-based research project exploring atmospheric and material encounters across extended reality thresholds.

Andy Miller, RMIT University, Australia

Andy Miller is an Associate Lecturer and coordinator of the technologies stream within the Bachelor of Interior Design (Honours) program at RMIT University. Andy is a practice-based researcher who explores relationships between ecological thinking, ways of making and ways of being.

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