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Design Between the Lines

Design Between the Lines is the only Design and Home Furnishings Podcast where we talk with the real game-changers, industry innovators, and lifetime legends of the Home Furnishings Industry. It is here that we sit down with the people who craft the furniture industry into what it is today and to learn a little bit more about life in their world.
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May 1, 2017

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. 

Apr 1, 2017

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.   

Mar 1, 2017

Designer Jason Phillips (Phillips Collection, Jason Phillips Design) sits down with John to discuss growing up surrounded by industry tastemakers, transitioning from a designer to executive, and the growing role of technology in furniture design.

Feb 1, 2017

Designer Catina Suarez Roscoe (Catina Unlimited Design, Inc) talks with John to discuss the importance of designers in the home furnishings industry and her philosophy on designs that have a story to tell.

Jan 1, 2017

Tom Conley, President and CEO of the High Point Market Authority (the organizer of the largest home furnishings trade show in the world), sits down with John to give his take on designers and their craft from the perspective of trade shows and exhibitions.

Dec 1, 2016

Designer Bobby Berk (Bobby Berk Home) sits down with John to discuss his pathway to success, overcoming obstacles early in his career, and opening his own store, leading him to become a large influence on the home industry around the globe.

Nov 1, 2016

This episode was recorded on location at High Point Market. Legendary designer Alexander Julian meets with John at High Point Market (Spring 2016) to discuss how he got to design uniforms for the UNC Tar Heels and the Charlotte Hornets, and learn a little bit about his design process.

Oct 17, 2016

Furniture icon Jena Hall (Jena Hall Designs, Thomasville, WithIt) talks with John about getting into furniture design, founding WithIt (Women In The Home Industry Today), and the indelible mark she has left on the home furnishings industry.

Oct 17, 2016

Industry legend Leonard Eisen (Pulaski Furniture) talks with John about his inspiration for Keepsakes, Accentrics, and other stories from his long career.

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