The Student Lounge is going somewhere it’s never gone before: to the fascinating world of cork. Trish talks to Sonny Jelinek, the director of the 164-year-old Jelinek Cork Group, and asks about what makes cork special and what applications it has for design. Cork is a special kind of tree bark that, in addition to stopping wine bottles, can be applied to walls and floors and turned into furniture.
This week on the Student Lounge, Trish hosts Josh Held, vice president and entertainment director of Wimberly Interiors. Held graduated from Univeristy of Texas in 1995, and he’s been designing hotels, casinos, clubs, restaurants, theaters and more for more than 15 years. He shares some of his varied experience with Trish with a highlight on succeeding in hospitality.
Today, on the Student Lounge, Trish’s guest is herself from the past. Some listeners have asked about her internship experience over the summer, and she talks all about it.
This week on the Student Lounge, Trish has a sponsor on the show. Daryl Calfee is the vice president of marketing at Moore & Giles. Moore & Giles is a leather company that works with designers to provide leather for projects ranging from individual pieces of furniture to the interiors of private jets.
Calfee explains the process of making leather, describes the different grades of leather designers need to know and answers questions about how the leather industry interacts with the environment. Visit MooreAndGiles.com to see the goods the company produces.
Welcome back to the Student Lounge where Trish learns everything there is to know about installing live moss walls from Al Benner, president of Verdure Wellness Walls and Moss Acres. His companies create moss products for indoor and outdoor design including self-contained vertical carpets that are shipped dry and then are maintained by just adding water in what looks like a living garden fountain.
n this week’s Student Lounge, Phyllis Harbinger to tell Trish about how she incorportates the milennia-old Chinese techniques of feng shui in her professional designs.
This week in the Student Lounge, Sepi Monahemi joins Trish to share her 10 years of design experience. Particularly, in this conversation, about how interior designers should work with their clients as people. They talk about how designers can protect themselves legally, how they need to show clients that they care and how to get inspired to design.
Welcome back to the Student Lounge. This week, Trish returns to talk to Karen Dzendolet the principal of KDZ Designs and director of scholarships for the International Furnishings and Design Association Educational Foundation, meaning it’s her job to help students get funding to grow and progress in the interior design profession.
Welcome back to the Student Lounge. This week, Trish talks to Stephen Garrison, professor of interior architecture at Marywood University and president of University Hall of Innovation.