Acclaimed designer and founder of AICO, Michael Amini, joins John in his showroom at High Point Market to discuss his illustrious career, travels, and how he got to where he is today.
Revered marketing guru Caroline Hipple of Norwalk Furniture joins John in the studio to share insight into the business of furniture design and the significance of strong leadership.
Pinnacle award winning design veteran Dudley Moore Jr. joins John to discuss his expansive career as well as share the successes and challenges that brought him to where he is today.
Consumer oriented designer Aimee Kurzner joins John at the High Point Theatre to discuss her role at Currey & Company and share valuable insight for aspiring designers.
Globally-renowned designer Ashley Hicks joins John during High Point Market to share stories of growing up in a world of architecture and interior design.
Furniture branding guru Brent Smith joins John at High Point Market to discuss his illustrious career in marketing as well as his journey into the home furnishings industry.
Furniture design veteran Steve Hodges (Steve Hodges Associates, Inc.) joins John to discuss his career, navigating the field as a freelancer, and the significance of technology in the home furnishings industry.
John discusses the future of Design Between The Lines.
Furniture Executive Bob Maricich (International Market Centers) joins John to chat about his career, the future of IMC, the importance of design to the furniture industry, and his advice for furniture designers.
Maker-Designer Sarah Marriage (A Workshop of Our Own) chats with John about her passion for woodworking, her design process, and the winding road that led her to found A Workshop of Our Own for the women and gender non-conforming craftspeople of Baltimore.
Interior and Furniture Designer Libby Langdon (Libby Langdon Interiors) sits down with John to discuss her unique journey to becoming a designer, how crafting a lifestyle brand can be a powerful asset, and her advice to students just starting out in the home furnishings industry.
Furniture Designer John Black (J. Black Design, Baker Furniture - Milling Road) joins John to recount his many years of experience in the home furnishings industry, what it takes to create a successful product line, and what he sees on the home furnishings horizon.
Furniture Industry Executive Lorri Kelley (BDI) sits down with John to discuss the things she is most passionate about; the furniture industry, the power of mentoring, the importance of women in business, and creating innovative products with her team at BDI.
Designer Corey Damen Jenkins (Corey Damen Jenkins & Associates, LLC) talks with John about the struggles of starting his own design firm and being discovered by HGTV, the mindset required for designing a licensed collection for today's consumer, and remaining humble in the midst of success.
Interior designer and home furnishings icon Barclay Butera (Barclay Butera Interiors) joins John to discuss his journey to becoming one of today's iconic lifestyle brands, the importance of a collaborative workplace culture, and his advice for anyone looking to begin a career in the interior or furniture design industry.