About Graham Stretton
As a practising designer for more than forty years, Graham has worked in most areas of interior design, on major interdisciplinary projects in the UK and around the world. He is a Teacher Fellow of Interior Educators the body that monitors the content and standards of the current 40 undergraduate interior design courses in the UK. He is also a Trustee and the Chair of Interior Educators membership panel. He has acted as both careers advisor and professional membership assessor for the British Institute of Interior Designers and the Chartered Society of Designers.Graham studied at Leicester College of Art & Design and Trent Polytechnic before completing his MA at De Montfort University. Alongside his busy practice Graham has continued to work part time as an educator and has tutored in interior design at foundation level, undergraduate and postgraduate taught courses and contributed as a supervisor to research degrees. An acknowledged subject specialist, he has extensive experience as an external examiner and as a panel member at institutional validation events.Graham’s research work concerns the representations of space and questions the conventional use of perspective and orthographic projection in relation to developments in digital technology and vector-based CAD software. He is also actively supporting proposals for the professionalisation of Interior Design. His published work includes the essay ‘Protected Title in Britain: An Educational Necessity?’ and The Handbook of Interior Design.