Podcast

What is SCALE and Why Should Students Go with Dr. Angelita Scott

Trish talks to her teacher Dr. Angelita Scott, an interior design professor at Georgia Southern University and a scholar of research-based design.

Maximizing Experience with Emily Springer

On this first Student Lounge of 2019, Trish sits down with Emily Springer, junior designer at Barbour Spangle Design. Springer works in High Point, North Carolina, home of the biannual furniture market and graduated in 2016 from High Point University. She tells Trish about all the experience she got while she was in school and how she made the most of that time when choosing how to develop her experience.

Learning Business Sense with Emily Hall

This week, Trish hosts Emily Hall in the Student Lounge. Hall is VP of marketing at Charrette Venture Group, a venture capital firm that guides small architecture businesses toward success. Like interior designers, architects aren’t necessarily taught how to run a business, so CVG supports those businesses to encourage growth.

Advice from Uncle Barrie Livingstone

Today, Trish has Malibu designer Barrie Livingstone in the Student Lounge. Livingstone is a veteran interior designer whose career took him from Manchester to Florida, to Dubai and finally to Malibu. He shares his wisdom about the best way to network, how to break into the industry as a student, and how to dress when job hunting.

ASID CEO Randy Fiser

This week, Trish talks to Randy Fiser, the CEO of the American Society of Interior Designers. He tells Trish about ASID’s recent accomplishments and goals, and what ASID can do for students.

Color with Lori Weitzner

Today, Trish invites Lori Weitzner into the Student Lounge. Weitzner is a New York colorist whose design work includes jewelry and textiles as well as interiors.

Student Edition: Tara Headley

Welcome back! Today, Tara Headley joins Trish in The Student Lounge. Tara is a Barbados-born and Atlanta-based designer who was the International Design Awards’ Student of the Year in 2015 and the 2016 Emerging Designer of the Year.

Nicole Ruffing: Sherwin Williams

Welcome back! Today in The Student Lounge, Trish is joined with Nicole Ruffing, Sherwin Williams designer account executive from Atlanta, Georgia. The two dive into color theory and all Sherwin Williams has to offer for students and design professionals.

Student Edition: McKenna HecK

Hey everyone! Today in The Student Lounge, Trish is joined with McKenna Heck, a recent graduate and new Minneapolis designer. The two dive into what life is like to be a fresh graduate; from working odd jobs to finding internships, paying attention to numbers, and learning on your own, you have to manage all of this and more as a new designer.

FIT Professor Phyllis Harbinger

Today we welcome Phyllis Harbinger, a professor at FIT and Principal designer at Design Concepts Interiors. A mentor as a professor and ASID member, Phyllis has all the advice from design strategies to presentation. Trish and Phyllis talk about the importance of hand drafting and drawing, using color, enhancing your portfolio, and ASID.

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