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Meet the Winner of the 'Space to Be You' Pod Design Contest

April 11, 2022
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In this episode of I Hear Design, we sit down with the winner of the inaugural Space to Be You pod design contest, Emma Franceschina, and Carla Bostock, SnapCab’s art director and product aesthetics designer, to talk about the contest and the inspiration behind Emma’s winning entry, which will be on display at NeoCon this year.

Check out Emma's winning design, Japandi Pod!

Japandi Pod

Meet our guests:

Emma Franceschina, interior design student, Georgia Southern University

Emma FranceschinaEmma Franceschina is an interior design student who will be graduating from Georgia Southern University in May 2022 and where she has focused her studies on biophilic and wellness design. Growing up, Franceschina always knew she wanted to be in the Architecture & Design industry. Before college, she took a gap year and moved to Paris as an au pair for a year. Being surrounded by the rich architecture, art and history all over Europe drove her passion deeper into the creation of the built environment, pushing her to create new and enticing designs.


Carla Bostock, art director and product aesthetics designer, SnapCab

Carla BostockCarla is SnapCab’s art director and product aesthetics designer. From sourcing finishes and furniture, to conceptualizing products and layouts, her focus is showing and promoting how flexible SnapCab products can be. “Think of our pods as a little room that you can custom design!” – Carla Bostock 

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