title

Design Biz Survival Guide

Design Biz Survival Guide

0
Followers
0
Plays
Design Biz Survival Guide
Design Biz Survival Guide

Design Biz Survival Guide

Design Biz Survival Guide

0
Followers
0
Plays
OVERVIEWEPISODESYOU MAY ALSO LIKE

Details

About Us

A podcast for interior design professionals.

Latest Episodes

E38 Mark Weaver

Today we welcome Mark Weaver – founder of Mark Weaver & Associates, a full service design firm headquartered in Los Angeles, CA . With over forty years of design biz experience, Mark is no stranger to the ever changing design industry and in this episode he shares his perspective on the client experience, team culture, design education, and design inspiration. We also discuss the state of luxury design and the client expectations associated with this unique market.

39 MIN6 d ago
Comments
E38 Mark Weaver

E37 Chris Johnson

Today we welcome Chris Johnson – founder of Design Tec, a California based design firm specializing in model homes and commercial spaces. In this episode we talk about attitude, ambition, and good old fashioned hard work. Chris also shares her thoughts on leadership, employee retention, and her path to reinvention which culminated into a trend setting business model of collaborative work space exclusively for design professionals, Studio 88.

42 MIN3 w ago
Comments
E37 Chris Johnson

E36 Tamara Day

Today we welcome Kansas City based interior designer Tamara Day of Growing Days, a multi faceted design business. In this episode we talk with Tamara about growing her brand from scratch, how her annual open house consignment sale evolved into a thriving design and e-commerce business, and how she managed it all with a child on her hip. We also discuss her popular TV show Bargain Mansions and the unexpected benefit of sharing the spotlight with her co-host, who also happens to be her dad, that will change your perspective on the impact of design.

38 MINNOV 5
Comments
E36 Tamara Day

E35 Paul McClean

Today we welcome our very first featured architect to the podcast, Paul McClean. Paul’s ten person architectural firm specializes in contemporary residential architecture in and around Southern California and abroad. In this episode we talk about the “design team” dynamic from an architect’s perspective. We discuss how architecture promotes community, the pros and cons of architectural guidelines, and the state of the design industry as it relates to architects, builders, and designers.

40 MINOCT 22
Comments
E35 Paul McClean

E34 Max Humphrey

Today we welcome Max Humphrey to the podcast. In this episode Max shares his “non-business model” and his secret to keeping it fresh and keeping it real. We also discuss how his experience in TV and film production and touring the country with his punk rock band influenced his exodus from Los Angeles to Portland, Oregon where he mans the helm of his thriving interior design business.

32 MINOCT 8
Comments
E34 Max Humphrey

E33 Haus of Design

Today we welcome Nicole Perrault and Gina Villasenor from Haus of Design based out of Costa Mesa, CA. We talk about team work, project diversification, and the absolute value of fulfilling every commitment you make to your clients, your business, and yourself. Nicole and Gina both have experience working in design trade showrooms and they’ve leveraged that experience to develop processes and procedures that empower their team and keep their clients informed at all times.

37 MINSEP 22
Comments
E33 Haus of Design

E32 Sarah Strader

Today we welcome Sarah Strader – of Sarah Strader Textiles. In this episode Sarah shares her journey from interior designer to furniture designer to her current venture in hand blocked textile design. We talk about the pros and cons of having multiple ventures in play at the same time and how she refined her business model without sacrificing adventure and creativity. We also dig in to visibility and how Sarah leveraged years of networking and connections to launch her textile line in true “go big or go home” fashion.

36 MINSEP 11
Comments
E32 Sarah Strader

E31 Erica Bryen

Today we welcome Erica Bryen – Principal Designer and Owner of Erica Bryen Design. In this episode Erica shares her passion for interior design and her long time role as buyer for one of Orange County’s premiere “to the trade” showrooms. We also talk about the reality of client relations, how she leverages her association with a showroom to streamline her design business, and her “real world” advice to design professionals about knowing your value and standing your ground.

34 MINAUG 27
Comments
E31 Erica Bryen

E30 Erinn Valencich

Today we welcome Erinn Valencich of Erinn V Design Group to the podcast and we discuss her many endeavors in the interior design industry from launching her own interior design firm to developing and designing her stunning made to order furniture line for the trade. Erinn openly shares her passion for the business of design, her very real observation of the industry, and her game changing solution for the business of the design that has the design community at the edge of our seats!

39 MINAUG 13
Comments
E30 Erinn Valencich

E29 Brooke Wagner

Today we welcome Brooke Wagner of Brooke Wagner Design – a full service design firm based out of Corona Del Mar, California. Brooke literally started her design firm from her dining room table fifteen years ago and has expanded to what is now a team of nine specializing in new construction collaborations with Orange County’s top builders and architects. Brooke truly understands the value of community and in this episode we discuss how she leveraged years of experience, contacts and relationships to solidify her brand and her intention as a design professional. We chat about the reality of business and personal life balance, what really happens behind the lens of Instagram, and why you need to be fast on your feet to make it in this industry.

37 MINJUL 30
Comments
E29 Brooke Wagner

Latest Episodes

E38 Mark Weaver

Today we welcome Mark Weaver – founder of Mark Weaver & Associates, a full service design firm headquartered in Los Angeles, CA . With over forty years of design biz experience, Mark is no stranger to the ever changing design industry and in this episode he shares his perspective on the client experience, team culture, design education, and design inspiration. We also discuss the state of luxury design and the client expectations associated with this unique market.

39 MIN6 d ago
Comments
E38 Mark Weaver

E37 Chris Johnson

Today we welcome Chris Johnson – founder of Design Tec, a California based design firm specializing in model homes and commercial spaces. In this episode we talk about attitude, ambition, and good old fashioned hard work. Chris also shares her thoughts on leadership, employee retention, and her path to reinvention which culminated into a trend setting business model of collaborative work space exclusively for design professionals, Studio 88.

42 MIN3 w ago
Comments
E37 Chris Johnson

E36 Tamara Day

Today we welcome Kansas City based interior designer Tamara Day of Growing Days, a multi faceted design business. In this episode we talk with Tamara about growing her brand from scratch, how her annual open house consignment sale evolved into a thriving design and e-commerce business, and how she managed it all with a child on her hip. We also discuss her popular TV show Bargain Mansions and the unexpected benefit of sharing the spotlight with her co-host, who also happens to be her dad, that will change your perspective on the impact of design.

38 MINNOV 5
Comments
E36 Tamara Day

E35 Paul McClean

Today we welcome our very first featured architect to the podcast, Paul McClean. Paul’s ten person architectural firm specializes in contemporary residential architecture in and around Southern California and abroad. In this episode we talk about the “design team” dynamic from an architect’s perspective. We discuss how architecture promotes community, the pros and cons of architectural guidelines, and the state of the design industry as it relates to architects, builders, and designers.

40 MINOCT 22
Comments
E35 Paul McClean

E34 Max Humphrey

Today we welcome Max Humphrey to the podcast. In this episode Max shares his “non-business model” and his secret to keeping it fresh and keeping it real. We also discuss how his experience in TV and film production and touring the country with his punk rock band influenced his exodus from Los Angeles to Portland, Oregon where he mans the helm of his thriving interior design business.

32 MINOCT 8
Comments
E34 Max Humphrey

E33 Haus of Design

Today we welcome Nicole Perrault and Gina Villasenor from Haus of Design based out of Costa Mesa, CA. We talk about team work, project diversification, and the absolute value of fulfilling every commitment you make to your clients, your business, and yourself. Nicole and Gina both have experience working in design trade showrooms and they’ve leveraged that experience to develop processes and procedures that empower their team and keep their clients informed at all times.

37 MINSEP 22
Comments
E33 Haus of Design

E32 Sarah Strader

Today we welcome Sarah Strader – of Sarah Strader Textiles. In this episode Sarah shares her journey from interior designer to furniture designer to her current venture in hand blocked textile design. We talk about the pros and cons of having multiple ventures in play at the same time and how she refined her business model without sacrificing adventure and creativity. We also dig in to visibility and how Sarah leveraged years of networking and connections to launch her textile line in true “go big or go home” fashion.

36 MINSEP 11
Comments
E32 Sarah Strader

E31 Erica Bryen

Today we welcome Erica Bryen – Principal Designer and Owner of Erica Bryen Design. In this episode Erica shares her passion for interior design and her long time role as buyer for one of Orange County’s premiere “to the trade” showrooms. We also talk about the reality of client relations, how she leverages her association with a showroom to streamline her design business, and her “real world” advice to design professionals about knowing your value and standing your ground.

34 MINAUG 27
Comments
E31 Erica Bryen

E30 Erinn Valencich

Today we welcome Erinn Valencich of Erinn V Design Group to the podcast and we discuss her many endeavors in the interior design industry from launching her own interior design firm to developing and designing her stunning made to order furniture line for the trade. Erinn openly shares her passion for the business of design, her very real observation of the industry, and her game changing solution for the business of the design that has the design community at the edge of our seats!

39 MINAUG 13
Comments
E30 Erinn Valencich

E29 Brooke Wagner

Today we welcome Brooke Wagner of Brooke Wagner Design – a full service design firm based out of Corona Del Mar, California. Brooke literally started her design firm from her dining room table fifteen years ago and has expanded to what is now a team of nine specializing in new construction collaborations with Orange County’s top builders and architects. Brooke truly understands the value of community and in this episode we discuss how she leveraged years of experience, contacts and relationships to solidify her brand and her intention as a design professional. We chat about the reality of business and personal life balance, what really happens behind the lens of Instagram, and why you need to be fast on your feet to make it in this industry.

37 MINJUL 30
Comments
E29 Brooke Wagner
hmly
himalayaプレミアムへようこそ聴き放題のオーディオブックをお楽しみください。