Podcast

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.

Student Edition: Allison Brown

Hey everyone! On today’s pod Trish chats with Allison Brown from Logan, Utah. Allison is a recent graduate of Utah State University and Manhattan-bound. Trish and Allison talk about finding internships, the power of associations, and facing the fear of attending events.

Ryan Ben: IIDA

Hey folks, on today’s pod Trish chats with Ryan Ben of International Interior Design Association (IIDA), in Chicago, Illinois. Ryan, working at IIDA, is the Student Engagement and Advancement Manager. Trish and Ryan get into the importance of joining associations and attending events offered for students who are delving into the industry.

Jecks Lea: Persona Abode

Hey folks, on today’s pod Trish chats with Jecks Lea of Persona Abode, based out of London. Jecks, UK Ambassador for VeganDesign.org, is a designer focusing on wellness and humane living. Trish and Jecks get into what it means to design humanely and understanding space.

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