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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Oct 29, 2018

A pioneer of narrative design - Gary Inman joins John at High Point Fall Market to discuss his roles as designer, brand ambassador, and professor - as well as what it means to tell a story through design. Recorded live at The Point.

Jul 30, 2018

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.

Jun 26, 2018

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.

May 21, 2018

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.

Apr 23, 2018

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.

Mar 26, 2018

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.  

Mar 5, 2018

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.

Jan 30, 2018

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.

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. 

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