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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Nov 1, 2017

John discusses the future of Design Between The Lines.

Oct 1, 2017

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.

Sep 1, 2017

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.

Aug 1, 2017

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.

Jul 1, 2017

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.

Jun 1, 2017

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.

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.