In this installment of Design Between the Lines, John chats with American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame CEO - Karen McNeill. Their discussion spans the breadth of her distinguished marketing career, leadership roles; while also delivering an insightful glimpse into the highly anticipated Hall of Fame building in High Point, NC
As John continues his conversation with Dawn and Christi, they dive into what makes High Point such a special and integral part of the industry, women as leaders, and inspiration for those young professionals and students looking to make an impact in design.
In the first of two illuminating discussions with Dawn Brinson and Christi Barbour, John takes a deep dive into marketing, the harmony between creativity and business, as well as the COVID-19 pandemic's impact on the design industry.
A Design between the Lines Special Episode "Old Schoo vs. New School" recorded live on April 7th 2019 in what is now Congdon Yards Plant Seven Loft. Featuring an award-winning panel of professional designers: Christopher Sandomenico, Catina Roscoe, Liz Shaver and Aimee Kurzner. Host/Moderator John Conrad and the panel explore the Home furnishings design process from pencil and paper to mouse and screen, technology in manufacturing and designing to appeal to today's millennials, today's consumers and beyond as well as responding to questions from their audience.
Scott Stevens calls John from British Columbia to discuss his award winning black walnut piece "Little Leafy" - as well as his experience as a woodworking instructor.
In the seventh installment of our summer series, award winning designer Kristina McLoud calls John to chat about her process, design, as well as the role her family plays in her career.
University of Memphis student Razan Hadidi calls John to chat about her award winning Treasure Tea Box as well her as future plans in the sixth episode of our summer series.
In the fifth installment of our summer series, John calls the winner of the dining category, Dave Ringheim; to chat about woodworking and his award winning Equilibrium Dining Table.
In the fourth short episode of our summer series, John calls with ISFD award winner Chris Merchant to discuss his Danish inspired design.
In the third installment of our summer series, John gets a call from Dean Babin to discuss his award winning design.
In the second in a series of short chats with industry veterans, John sits down with Bruce Bradford to discuss his foray into design as well what the future may hold.
In the first in a series of short chats with industry veterans, John consults Erin Tutcher via zoom for a quick take on her award winning design.
Industry consultant and educator Steve Wilcox joins John via video conference for a wide ranging conversation about his retail background, design process, as well as current trends in residential, contract, and hospitality product design.
Known for their holistic and thorough design process, Jeremy Bauer and Jason Clifton join John during High Point Market to discuss their business, lives, and inspiration as co-owners of a design firm in Juneau, Alaska.