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Samantha Leist

Lecturer

Faculty of Creative Industries, Architecture and Engineering

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Biography

Samantha has over 10 years of industry expertise, gained during her time at an award-winning architecture and interior design practice based in London. During this time she has produced finely crafted bespoke environments, ranging from luxury retail stores, international airport lounges and residential developments, through to exhibition design with cultural institutions, such as the Design Museum and the Wellcome collection.

Samantha’s teaching is underpinned by the principle of fostering design developed through the process of research and experimentation with carefully chosen materials and crafted details with the aim of creating unique spaces that enhances the end users experience.

She is currently a lecturer of interior design across the BA (Hons) Interior Design and BA (Hons) Interior Design Decoration courses.

Further information

Freelance Interior Designer - Collaborating on bespoke designs for Felix and Merlin, Carter Owers and Iren.ie. 2021.

Universal Design Studio, London. 2010-2020.

Taught courses

BA (Hons) Interior Design

Do you have a passion for interiors and the spaces we live in? This professionally accredited interior design programme blends aesthetics and technology, asking students to use...

BA (Hons) Interior Design Decoration

With award winning graduates, and a teaching team of expert industry professionals, this industry-focused, creative degree will help provide you with the design skills and...