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Multi Story Thinking

Mar 11, 2022

Naomi Cleaver is an interior designer, television presenter, and writer active in a broad range of sectors and specialising in communal living. 

Her work includes groundbreaking designs for student accommodation, co-Living, and co-working schemes across the UK.  She combines a theatrical approach to shaping spaces alongside a deep understanding of the emotional and psychological impact of her work.

In this episode, we discover the importance of integrating student communities into the wider community.

Why you need to think like the client and how Naomi’s role within projects has shifted.

The challenges of designing for young people and how to create a sense of ownership and belonging

Why universities and accommodation providers need to adapt to the changing landscape of learning

And we discover what may be the next black



All Together Now: The co-living and co-working revolution


The Class Foundation


How to be a kick-ass Interior Designer

Come and join us on the Interior Design BA(Hons) course at the University of Plymouth.

Thanks to

Dave Clarke from @iamthehow ( for production support and invaluable advice in the setting up of this Podcast.

Kay Hanson ( for her planning support and co-hosting for these and our educational podcasts for the University of Plymouth

Mark Frith ( for composing the music and all your support and advice along the way.

I’d really like to hear feedback on the podcast.  Leave a comment or get in touch via the website or Instagram.



Thanks for listening.  Bye for now.