Mina Dagbasi 

As an interior designer I welcome opportunities to expand my knowledge and expertise through different disciplines of design practices. Graduated from the university ranked 2nd globally for art and design. Participated in International Property Awards 2017 winning apartment: 190 Strand. Created a photography book with asistance from two installation and photography artists. Created 7 compelling  residential / retail and interior projects in university and professional practice. Winner of  GEF (Global Education Festival) World Festival of Creativity in San Remo, Italy.


UAL: Chelsea College of Arts & Design

BA (Hons) Interior Design 2018 - present

UAL Central Saint Martins (FDA)

Architecture & Spatial Design 3DDA Foundation 2017-2018

Hisar School / High School Diploma 2014-2017

Advanced Arts Studio 2015 - 17   Turkey


Retail Design:  Jewellery Store: MODE                                                    May 2020

Exhibition Design:  Chelsea College of Arts Final Year Show       Jun 2019

Furniture Design:  User > Anonymous                                                      Mar 2019


Retail Design:  Institutional to Personal Space                                     May 2019


Photography Book: Overlaps                                                                        June 2017


Collaborative Design: Mythical Geometry - Rotorelief                 June 2017




Koray Yavuzer Architects, Turkey                                            Mar 2019

Hospitality Project: Arts Hotel, Turkey


Intérieur London                                                                                  Dec 2017

Residential Apartment Project: 190 Strand,

London UK


vPPR Architects

Competition: Gingerbread CITY, London UK                        Dec 2016



Student Member:    Chartered Society of Designers (CSD) -


Interviewed By:      The Telegraph Newspaper (Online) about Parent's Guide to Drawing

 Oct 2020    

Representative:       Social Events Committee for BA Interior Design, Chelsea College



Exhibited:                     Chelsea College of Arts End of Year Show



Volunteered:              Paint the Town project, painted 10 houses

 2016                                  Kagıthane district in Istanbul, Turkey


Participated:              Museum of Architecture Gingerbread City Competition

2016                                    w/ vPPR Architects.


Created:                        ‘Overlaps’ photography book w/ visual artist Sophie Rickett



Awarded:                     1st place in Da Vinci’s Secret Award for structural painting

2015                                     GEF World Festival of Creativity in San Remo, Italy




Digital skills:          AutoCAD, Rhinoceros, 3DS Max, SketchUp Pro,

                                       Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Lightroom, 

                                       Microsoft  PPT, Excel, Illustrator


Language:                Fluent in English and Turkish

                                       Intermediate in French


Competencies:     Leader & team worker

                                       Confident presenter & communicator

                                       Self - initiated and flexible

                                        Drawing Interiors with Ink

                                        2D/3D Design Tools

                                        Lighting and Color Schemes





 Traveling to see different art fairs and exhibitions (IE. Sleep + Eat Hospitality Fair, C.I Istanbul, Frieze London)


 Collecting thimble from different countries. (350 so far)


 Following visual media content for Interior design (Amazing Interiors, Grand Designs)


 Ink Drawing Architectural plans and details


 Playing Floorball as a field player in a team

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