Hospitality

S21 E4 – Nationwide Design in Smalltown Illinois with Amy Storm

On this Friday’s episode of the Chaise Lounge, Nick is joined by Amy Storm of Designstorms to discuss her journey from Barbie Dreamhouse decorator to an entrepreneur with 10 employees designing all over the country out of Glen Ellyn, Illinois.

271 – Cheryl Janis & Danielle Woodhouse: Wellness and Nonprofit Design

Today, Nick chats with Cheryl Janis and Danielle Woodhouse from The Oasis Alliance. With fellow podcaster Cheryl, the two discuss podcasting and wellness design. With Danielle, he talks about nonprofit design and serving people in need. This is a wonderful episode to listen to if you’re interested in getting into podcasting or working for a nonprofit!

266 – Celebrity Designers: Kelli Ellis & Lonni Paul

Today, The Lounge presents two chats. Nick hosts Kelli Ellis to discuss her recent hospitality projects and her visit to Polywood in Syracuse, Indiana. Then Nick talks to Lonni Paul, an L.A.-based designer who made the transition from modeling to architecture to interior design, and appears as a design expert for E! with designs all over the world.

255 – Live from High Point: Thom Filicia + Tim Branscome

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.

252 – John and Theresa Dorlini: Family Business

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!

244 – Parker-Torres Design: A Dynamic Duo

Today in the Lounge, Nick sits down with the dynamic duo leading Parker-Torres Design, Barbara Parker and Miriam Torres. Barbara and Miriam are the very definitions of opposites attract as far as their design style and method. Taking advantage of their differences, the two build on each other’s strengths to create beautiful, functional, and dynamic designs. In today’s episode, we learn a little about the development of the firm, how the ladies collaborate on designs and came to be the successful team that they are.

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