Today in The Lounge, live from Universal Furniture at High Point Market, Passion Sucks. It’s All About the Money! On the panel, Nick is joined by designers Garrison Hullinger, Jarret Yoshida, Angela Harris, Christie Barbour, and Phyllis Harbinger. Nick and his guests discuss the meaning behind Passion Sucks, touching on the best ways to become successful – beyond creating brilliant designs. After fantasizing about their lives if they weren’t designers, the group jumps into the importance of balancing both creative and business aspects when being an interior designer. It’s impossible to become successful without conquering all the difficulties in the design life.
Welcome back! Today in The Lounge we’ve got another special episode recorded from High Point Market at Universal Furniture: “The Breakfast Show,” a live talk on everything design from television and Mercanteinfiera to advice for students! For this show, Nick and co-host Trish Semmoum, host of The Student Lounge, got together with designers Michel Boyd, Robyn Baron, and Toma Clark Haines, as well as Cynthia Ferguson and Billy Ceglia.
Welcome back to The Lounge! Today, Nick sits down with Thom Filicia and Tim Branscome at High Point Market! Thom and Nick get into the business of television and design, while Tim and Nick talk about the platform for emerging artisan designers, Planet Seven.
Welcome! Today in the Lounge Nick is joined by Franco Crea, an Australian furniture designer and owner/director of FrancoCreaTM. Franco creates high quality and thoughtfully designed pieces which interact with the environment around them. During the interview, two discuss how Franco gained his interest in design, the difficulties that come with running a furniture design business, and much more.
Today in the Lounge, Nick chats with Sarah Willet and Jeff Segal. Sarah and Nick discuss how she got into product and retail design and how she runs Patina Vie. Nick and Jeff talk dive into everything that entails Mystic Crystals.
Today, Nick has two special guests, John and Theresa Dorlini of Circle Design Studio in Roanoke, Virginia. Back for another interview, the three talk about growing a business from the ground up, the quirks you must deal with as business owners and keeping the passion in work. All while juggling to raise four children, the couple is managing an architecture and interior design empire!