IMG_imiadRachel has taught Interior Design on a part time basis at Edinburgh College of Art (ECA), University of Edinburgh, since 2008. During this time she has also taught as a visiting professor in a number of international institutions including Istanbul Technical University Department of Interior Architecture (ITU) Scuola Universitaria Professionale della Svizzera Italiana (SUPSI) and Stuttgart University of Applied Sciences (HFT). This has involved reviewing final year projects and teaching on International Masters of Interior Architectural Design summer schools, which focused on the relationship between film and interior design and also the design of places of exchange and shopping in historic typographies.

Since 2013/2014 academic year she has been External Examiner in Interior Design at Glasgow Caledonian University. From 2014 she has been a Flying Academic at Shanghai College of Fashion, part of Donghua University. There she runs two 5 week courses on Interior Fashion Design, which examines design of interior spaces relating to the Fashion Industry, such as catwalk shows, flagship stores and shop windows.


About Studio Bof

My name is Rachel Simmonds and I am the Principal of Studio Bof, a design consultancy based in Edinburgh