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In today's world being a talented interior designer isn't enough to ensure that you have a profitable and successful business. Design school curricula doesn't always equip you with the business skills to have your interior design business be everything you imagined it would be! A Well-Designed Business® is here to fill in the gaps and give you real live business skills from some of the top interior designers. Your host, LuAnn Nigara shares her 40 years of success in the interior design indus ...
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The Great Indoors

Sophie Robinson and Kate Watson-Smyth: Interior Design Experts

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The Great indoors is a celebration of all things interiors and everything you need to know about making your house a home. In each episode, TV presenter and designer Sophie Robinson and best-selling author and journalist Kate Watson-Smyth will discuss, debate and guide you through the top trends and hottest topics from the home front. So pull up a chair…
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Get fresh tips from the budget decorating guru, Betsy Helmuth. Each episode is packed with secrets the other pros don't want you to know and with answers to your burning design questions. Betsy is a NY-based designer, owner of Affordable Interior Design, and has been featured on DIY Network, NBC's "Today Show", HGTV, Lifetime, and more. She is the author of the best-selling book, Affordable Interior Design. Helmuth has shared her affordable design advice and step-by-step approaches with mill ...
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Decorating tips and advice to help you create a beautiful home. Listening is like hiring a decorator, but it is free! Free and fun ~ lots of laughs mixed in with practical, useful & stylish decorating advice. Pull up a chair and join us!
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We want to teach you how to decorate! We'll help you unleash your inner decorator with interviews from interior designers, sharing the trials and triumphs from our own homes, and answering your burning decorating questions. Brought to you from the Ballard Designs team.
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Business of Design® is the #1 trusted business training resource for design professionals around the world. Join thousands of design professional already using our field-tested project management strategies and enjoy increased confidence, improved client retention, greater profits and a business that thrives. It’s time to take control of your business. Become a member of Business of Design®, today: https://businessofdesign.com/?ref=2&campaign=podcast
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A podcast dedicated to promoting the ideas of architects, artists, designers, tastemakers and those making a difference in the way we live. Design is personal as is a good conversation. Copyright © Fusion Media Management, Inc. 2013-2021 All rights reserved.
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Welcome to the Holistic Spaces Podcast, feng shui conversations with Anjie & Laura co-founders of the Mindful Design Feng Shui School. We hope to inspire you to create your own holistic spaces that nurture and resonate with you. Anjie Cho and Laura Morris are the founders of the Mindful Design Feng Shui School. We teach feng shui online at Mindful design School! check us out at mindfuldesignschool.com and be sure to sign up for our mailing list for special free workshops and opps to ask ques ...
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The Slow Style Home podcast is for you if you don't want your home to look like everyone else's, but you're not sure how to pull of a stylish eclectic look; if you want to know when to save and when to splurge so you stop wasting time and money, and if you care about the health of our planet and want to get of the disposable decor hamster wheel. On the show you'll learn about Slow Style, my framework for creating a home you love, without breaking the bank or following the trends, no creative ...
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Everything you need to know about the world of design, from furniture to fashion and craft to architecture. Expect fresh stories, new finds and designers and all the latest news from the world’s most exciting studios.
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A lively conversation about the latest interior design trends, travels to industry events, current design projects (the good, the bad and the ugly), do’s and don’ts, product recommendations and more. Just a warning - this is going to be fun and not too serious! After all, they do still have an interior design business running at full speed. Hosted by Joann Kandrac and Kelly Kole, two nationally published Atlanta Interior Designers with a wealth of information to share and stories to tell abo ...
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The easy part is done! We are all now proclaimed minimalist, but how do we maintain it? How do we keep our spaces decluttered, organized, minimized and capsulized. How can create the habit of living a minimalist, organized, decluttered and capsulized lifestyle? How do we actually maintain this great change, because the struggle is real and the challenge only begins for all of us post-decluttering, post-minimization, post-capsulization of our lives and as we being trying to actually live our ...
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It’s a new world. What happens now in the healthcare and hospital space when infectious disease control is on the minds of billions of people? How will hospitals, senior living communities and their designers respond? What new protocols in the built environment will be implemented to help patients, their families, caretakers and clinical staff stay safe? With compassion and curiosity, host Cheryl Janis, interviews the world’s top wellness leaders and healthcare design professionals who answe ...
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This is our first episode of interior design podcasts. We are a full-service interior design company and work with the best interior designers in Bangkok. We offer interior design and project management, catering to commercial, residential and business projects. | Delcoi Visit our website: https://www.delcoi.com/
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For part two in our series exploring symbolism and iconography in the natural world, we are discussing birds. Symbolism and iconography has been used for centuries to help people to connect with ideas and concepts that are often hard to describe in words. In Chinese culture birds connect the Earth to Heaven. A powerful symbol in many cultures, thei…
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In this episode of the Slow Style Home Podcast, I chat with Maggie Dillon, an interior designer featured in House Beautiful, about her unique design approach. Maggie discusses how she gently pushes clients out of their comfort zones by incorporating bold patterns and colors. She shares stories of successfully integrating unconventional elements lik…
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Today With LuAnn Nigara: We made it to the 1000th episode of A Well-Design Business, and can I just say...wow?!! What a road it has been! It really is incredible to have 1000 episodes under my belt. I can't express enough how honored I am to have met and interviewed so many wonderful people in this industry, many of whom have become lifelong friend…
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Hey, this is another special episode of Convo By Design, a Friday show which can only mean one thing. It’s another edition of Drinking About Design. and I share thoughts about our love for Los Angeles architecture over a few pops. We talk about nostalgia for the unique architectural landmarks of Los Angeles, such as Norms and the La Coliseum. Desig…
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Today we are thrilled to have a very close friend on the show for the second time. Caroline Hipple is a force to be reckoned with in the furnishings world and today we are going to tap into her wisdom and get her insights into the state of our industry as we head into summer. For those of you not familiar with Caroline Hipple, let us fill you in. C…
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Do you have anything in your home that is cliche? And is it a problem if you do? First, what exactly is a cliche? When something is super trendy it often becomes cliche. We're sharing some things in our homes that are cliche. DTT defines Escutcheon We defined Ormolu in this episode HERE We are a part of the Amazon and other retailer affiliate progr…
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Are you a new designer struggling to make connections with furniture manufacturers? Are you an experienced designer looking to streamline your sourcing and shipping? Today's guests, Peter and Alexander Spalding, are the creators of Daniel House Club, a website that helps designers find products, manage vendors, and maximize their creativity. Stay t…
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What do you do when you find yourself with clients who want you to provide everything on their wish list for a fixed amount? They have a budget in mind, and it seems reasonable to them that you should be able to stretch their budget to include everything. Hmmmmm. Let’s hear how Kimberley solved this issue on a recent project. In this episode we lea…
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We are thrilled to welcome back designer Gail Davis to the show this week: based out of New Jersey, Gail been bringing soulful, elegant interiors to her clients for 15 years. As we catch up, Gail shares details about her latest personal renovation project—a stunning kitchen makeover. Gail also shares some of her own great tips on welcoming southern…
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Today With Faith Fix: Today with Faith Fix, we’re discussing the journey of building and growing a successful, sellable interior design firm. As the founder of Freestyle Interiors, Faith shares her 40+ years of experience as an interior designer and business owner, offering valuable insights on growing a design team, developing a strong succession …
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I’m Josh Cooperman and this is Convo By Design with a conversation about integrated and spectacular kitchen design. This conversation was recorded live from the Monogram kitchen inside the Pacific Sales showroom in Torrance, California. An absolutely gorgeous day inside and out. Designer Resources Pacific Sales Kitchen and Home. Where excellence me…
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For the next three episodes, we are exploring a section from our forthcoming book, Mindful Living: A guide to the everyday magic of feng shui, about symbolism and iconography in the natural world. Today’s episode looks at fruit. Symbolism and iconography has been used for centuries to help people to connect with ideas and concepts that are often ha…
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How often do you think about the hardware in your home? In other words, the drawer knobs and pulls? I actually think about them more than a lot of people but still, you may be wondering how we’re going to fill up an entire podcast episode about knobs and pulls! I think you’ll be pleasantly surprised by this conversation, especially if you’re a rent…
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Today With Bryan Short: Today we're diving into the world of product development with Bryan Short of The Sewing Loft of Avon! The Sewing Loft specializes in custom soft furnishings like window treatments, cushions, pillows, and more. As a co-owner, Bryan wears many hats - from project prep to marketing to client experience. Recently, Bryan and his …
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In this episode of “The Inside Scoop,’ our 200th podcast episode, we share some of our favorite kitchen and bath hardware. Charles Eames said “The details are not the details. They make the design.” This couldn’t be truer when it comes to cabinet hardware. They are the jewel of cabinetry. Listen to today’s episode here: https://spoti.fi/3I46Lve or …
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When the little birdies fly away, what's next? Let's talk about what to keep in mind when you are an empty nester. It's a sad time in some ways, but it's also a fun time to redefine your home. And when the kids come home, it can be party time! DTT Defines VOC We are a part of the Amazon and other retailer affiliate programs, and if you make a purch…
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Are you struggling with your sleep hygiene? Do you feel the need to fight sleep in favor of productivity? When you do finally go to sleep, are you having trouble staying asleep? Today's guest is sleep expert Terry Cralle, and she shares lots of sleep tips for solopreneurs. Stay tuned! Terry Cralle, MS, RN, is a Registered Nurse based in Washington,…
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As business owners we spend a great deal of time talking about our fees, and these conversations may prompt potential clients to say something like, ohhhh, that's more than I thought it would cost. When the conversation leads there, your bottom line depends on your ability to negotiate with confidence.In this episode we learn: - 70% of your effort …
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Our guest this week is DABITO, known for his vibrant use of color, thoughtful approach to space, and signature eclectic maximalist design style. He has captured the hearts of many on social media through his blog, OLD BRAND NEW, where he shares decorating advice on infusing spaces with meaning through bold hues and refreshing decor. We chatted with…
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Today With Hema Persad: Hi, welcome to a Well-Designed Business. Today, I am joined by Hema Persad of Sagrada Studio. After only two years, Hema has quite the accolades under her belt. She has print placements in Architectural Digest, Rue Magazine, and House Beautiful. Hema was also included in AD's New American Voices list in July 2023. If you hav…
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I’m Josh Cooperman and this is Convo By Design with a conversation about fame, design, architecture and that which is truly important. Designer Resources Pacific Sales Kitchen and Home. Where excellence meets expertise. Monogram – It’s the details that define Monogram ThermaSol – Redefining the modern shower experience. Without steam, it’s just a b…
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In this episode, we’re sharing a feng shui qi forecast for the month of July 2024! First, we discuss what’s going on in nature and what you can expect energetically this month, and then Laura shares a tarot reading for the Holistic Spaces Podcast listener community. We also share how you can make the most of this month’s energy in your home through…
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In this episode of the Slow Style Home podcast, I sit down with Kay Pressney and Becca Cherry, authors of 'A Home for All Seasons.' They advocate for aligning home decor with the natural cycles of the seasons, instead of commercial holidays. Both guests share how their deep-rooted connections to nature influence their design philosophies and discus…
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We're answering your questions. These are all great questions and Kelly even had a one word answer for one! What? We're doing this again, so if you have a question, be sure to leave us an Apple Podcast review with your question in the review. We'll get to it in a future DTT Plus episode. Need help with your home? We'd love to help! We do personaliz…
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Today With Katie Decker-Erickson: Today, on A Well-Designed Business, I have the amazing Katie Decker-Erickson. Her company, Color Works, has helped interior designers build the businesses they desire. Her knowledge has led her to coach others, all while balancing her personal life. With her, today We are exploring the importance of finding your 'h…
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We're excited to have a special guest with us – Edward Leaman, the Chief Brand Officer for California Closets – for this episode of our Inside Design Podcast. We had the chance to hear Edward speak with Jeremiah Brent at the C-Next Event last February in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. He had so many nuggets of wisdom and so many great takeaways that we wa…
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I’m Josh Cooperman and this is another installment of the CXD Icon Registry. A gentleman and creative legend, Dakota Jackson is the June 2024 Icon Register inductee. Jackson was my guest on episode 241. That episode aired back in October of 2019. While much of the actual recording of conversations tends to blur, this session remains crystal clear i…
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How do we design for timelessness? And how do we strike a balance between human-centric design features and technical innovation? It’s a topic that V-Zug are unpacking in this special episode of ‘Monocle on Design’ featuring a panel of creatives including David Thulstrup, Josephine Akvama Hoffmeyer and Thomas Ibsen.…
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Summertime and the living (and decorating) is easy! There are so many simple ideas to freshen up for this season. Summer decorating might just be more about what you take away than what you add. Remove and store away any items that say winter. That is includes the beloved furry Mongolian pillows! Maybe you take down drapes & let the room bask in ev…
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Are you an interior designer wondering what it takes to create your own furniture collection? Today's guest, Antonia Caicedo, created a luxury collection of pieces that forges a bond between Art Deco and Mid-Century modern styles. With her experience on both sides of the manufacturing business, Antonia knows what it takes to make a great vendor and…
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Many design business owners dislike accounting so much, they avoid it. But this avoidance negatively impacts your ability to perform at your best. By reimagining how financial data is communicated and simplifying the tasks, you can make accounting engaging and accessible. You can be more profitable with very little extra effort. In this episode we …
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Summer is in full swing with heat waves and road construction, so time for a fun share session with Trials & Triumphs! Taryn shares her progress on the dining room mural she's been planning for years, as well as her ongoing search for the perfect drapes. Liz installed a new fence but uncovered more than expected in her yard - finding a clever way t…
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Today With Jenny Yi: Hi, welcome to a Well-Designed Business. I talk a lot on the show about goals, drive, motivation, and having a willingness to just go out and make things happen. But what about when that doesn’t feel possible? What about when your life is in a crisis, or you’re struggling with your mental health, or it feels like work just to g…
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Crafting Exquisite Outdoor Spaces Designed to Withstand the Harshest and Taxing Environments and Looking Great As They Do and Developing them for the Greatest Possible Value. Social, Restorative Retreats and Blending them Seamlessly with Indoor Design. The days of treating indoors and outdoors separately are over because clients have experienced a …
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Following up on our spring cleaning episode from last April, for episode 283 we are taking a deeper look at creating magic rituals when cleaning and space clearing. Cleaning your home can be a mindful and magical practice using a feng shui ritual imbued with energy and awareness. Sweeping floors and cleaning the stove may seem like mundane chores b…
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Today With John Dupra: Welcome to a Well-Designed Business. For today’s Sponsored Show, I am so happy to welcome back John Dupra of Revel Woods. John also gives great tips on how he has had strategic partnerships in his business from the beginning, which he will even say is why he is still here today. He shares how to leverage those relationships i…
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Design books serve as a source of inspiration for us. They broaden our perspective and fuel our creativity. These books are often filled with high-quality images and detailed explanations of design concepts, providing valuable insights and ideas. In this episode, we share some of our favorites, books we go to time and again for design inspiration. …
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We are super excited to be launching a new House Tours series on our YouTube channel! To kick things off, we visited Lauren Robbins' gorgeous Tudor home in Augusta, Georgia. Caroline chatted with Lauren for over an hour about her decorating process and style. Now you can see all the visual details of Lauren's home that bring her design conversation…
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In this episode of the Slow Style home podcast, I take you behind the scenes of my journey in writing a design book. Despite my experience interviewing design book authors on my podcast, I knew very little about the editorial and publishing industry. Feeling burnt out from the podcast and desiring a new project, I decided to pursue my idea for a bo…
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