9th October 2020 | IN EXPERT INSIGHT | BY SBID ShareTweetPinterestLinkedIn Episode Seven SpeakEasy with Shalini Misra: A Masterclass in Wellbeing Design In this episode of the SpeakEasy podcast, Grant Pierrus is joined by internationally celebrated interior architect, designer and property developer, Shalini Misra as she sheds light on her journey in the interior design industry, shares her unique professional insight on interior wellness and provides a masterclass on the role and integration of wellbeing as a core design principle. Shalini discusses an integral interplay in the relationship between our inner selves and our surrounding external environments, giving emphasis on how the interior design of these spaces can influence the way we feel and function within them. She shares her expert insight on designing homes with wellness in mind, and explains her professional strategies for achieving an effective wellbeing design through lighting considerations, selection of materials, intelligent space planning and craftmanship. Finally, Shalini talks about how interior design approaches to sustainability is intrinsically interlinked within these principles as important component of personal wellbeing and interior wellness; including the creation of nature connections as a result of biophilic design. Tune in to the whole conversation to discover more. Listen on Spotify Shalini Misra Founder and Creative Director, Shalini Misra is an internationally celebrated interior architect, designer and property developer. Shalini has been creating spaces since she founded her multifaceted practice over 20 years ago. A qualified architect from the Delhi School of Architecture and Planning (SPA) in India, Shalini specialised in Urban Planning at the University of Columbia in New York before studying Virtual Reality in Architecture at the Bartlett School of Architecture in London. Stay up to date with the latest episodes and click here to find out more.