my journey towards an integrated approach to design

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    dawn m trimble
    Sep 30, '13 9:12 PM EST

    "I love building spaces: architecture, furniture, all of it, probably more than fashion.  The development procedure is more tactile.  It's about space and form and it's something you can share with people."  - Donna Karan

    Architecture is a broad, complex and exciting subject.  The same can be said for the profession.  From following my blog, most of you know that I have a love for all things design. However, my career interests lie in the harmonious and successful blending of (the ideas of) interior and exterior and its immediate contextual and cultural surroundings.

    From a post a few weeks ago (decorator. architect. designer.) I wrote of my beginning experiences in summer option (Auburn University CADC) and how I ended up on the side with the people-who-like-interior-design because I liked the course description.  While that may give the impression that I wasn't very informed about my career aspirations - it has revealed more to me now than it did at that time.  I believe the courses that lead to an interior design degree used descriptors such as the "making of space", "artifacts of living", "learning to develop a sequence of spaces" and "constructed habitats" to outline the learning objectives.

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Comprehensive design at its best can be quite a sensual experience – calling attention to sight, sound and touch. I believe the best designers are generalists and agile in their approach to design. At the same time, they are connoisseurs of things that are of particular interest to them. seamless is a blog intended to document my investigation towards the type of practice I want to build: a practice where the lines of architecture and interior design are blurred or, shall I say it? seamless..

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