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Candid commentary on various interior design subjects and topics including the good, the bad, and the ugly. Telling you like it really is! Giving you the whole truth and nothing but the truth, so you don’t have to hope you are lucky in any type of interior design situation. Steve is dedicated to giving you a healthy dose of Interior Design Commentary, Critique, Interpretation, and Analysis. The “Interior Design Beat” is the heart beat of interior design podcasts! It's hosted and produced by Professional Interior Designer Steven C. Adamko who is the Owner and Founder of Spectrum Interiors, established in 1982, in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Spectrum Interiors is all about Skillful, Knowledgeable, Passionate Interior Design.

Candid commentary on various interior design subjects and topics including the good, the bad, and the ugly. Telling you like it really is! Giving you the whole truth and nothing but the truth, so you don’t have to hope you are lucky in any type of interior design situation. Steve is dedicated to giving you a healthy dose of Interior Design Commentary, Critique, Interpretation, and Analysis. The “Interior Design Beat” is the heart beat of interior design podcasts! It's hosted and produced by Professional Interior Designer Steven C. Adamko who is the Owner and Founder of Spectrum Interiors, established in 1982, in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Spectrum Interiors is all about Skillful, Knowledgeable, Passionate Interior Design.
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Candid commentary on various interior design subjects and topics including the good, the bad, and the ugly. Telling you like it really is! Giving you the whole truth and nothing but the truth, so you don’t have to hope you are lucky in any type of interior design situation. Steve is dedicated to giving you a healthy dose of Interior Design Commentary, Critique, Interpretation, and Analysis. The “Interior Design Beat” is the heart beat of interior design podcasts! It's hosted and produced by Professional Interior Designer Steven C. Adamko who is the Owner and Founder of Spectrum Interiors, established in 1982, in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Spectrum Interiors is all about Skillful, Knowledgeable, Passionate Interior Design.

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Episodes

Best of Houzz Commentary - IDB Episode #22

8/24/2018
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Best of Houzz Commentary. What does it really mean? What does it indicate? It may not be what you think. Listen to this revealing information by Interior Designer Steven C. Adamko.

Duration:00:15:34

Amazing Design - Definitive Deception of the Subtle to Blatant Kind - IDB Episode #21

8/22/2018
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The Truth Behind Your Google Searches regarding Interior Design and Interior Designers ... at least some that you think are ____________. Including info on the Best of Houzz. Word-of-Mouth. Google Rankings. Hidden Treasures. Digging Deep. Spectrum Interiors Blog Expert Author Steven C. Adamko on EzineArticles.com Steve's YouTube Channel ... "DesignAmbiance"

Duration:00:25:05

Choosing Paint Colors and Wall Backgrounds - IDB Series Episode Part 5 of 5

7/31/2018
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Last Part of This Series. Interior Designer Steven C. Adamko ... Talks about How to Choose Paint Colors and the Relationship of Walls to Furnishings – Part 5 of 5. Pictures and Window treatments as well. Steve was NCIDQ Certified in 1996 (National Council for Interior Design Qualification) He is also an Author, Speaker, and Podcaster ... Lighting Designer, Furniture Designer, Licensed Builder, and Carpenter ... Owner and Founder of Spectrum Interiors ... Established in 1982 in Kalamazoo,...

Duration:00:22:53

Choosing Paint Colors and Wall Backgrounds - IDB Series Episode Part 4 of 5

7/31/2018
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Listen to Steve Adamko - Interior Designer - Portage/Kalamazoo, Michigan ... One of Michigan's Top Interior Designers ... Talk about How to Choose Paint Colors and the Relationship of Walls to Furnishings – Part 4 of 5. Steve was NCIDQ Certified in 1996 (National Council for Interior Design Qualification) He is also an Author, Speaker, and Podcaster ... Lighting Designer, Furniture Designer, Licensed Builder, and Carpenter ... Owner and Founder of Spectrum Interiors ... Established in 1982...

Duration:00:27:03

Choosing Paint Colors and Wall Backgrounds - IDB Series Episode Part 3 of 5

7/31/2018
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How to Choose Paint Colors and the Relationship of Walls to Furnishings - Part 3 of 5. This is Steve Adamko - Interior Designer - Portage/Kalamazoo, Michigan ... One of Michigan's Top Interior Designers ... Talk about How to Choose Paint Colors and the Relationship of Walls to Furnishings – Part 2 of 5. Steve was NCIDQ Certified in 1996 (National Council for Interior Design Qualification) He is also an Author, Speaker, and Podcaster ... Lighting Designer, Furniture Designer, Licensed...

Duration:00:19:23

Choosing Paint Colors and Wall Backgrounds - IDB Series Episode Part 2 of 5

7/31/2018
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How to Choose Paint Colors and the Relationship of Walls to Furnishings - Part 2 of 5. Here We Go! This is Steve Adamko - Interior Designer - Portage/Kalamazoo, Michigan ... One of Michigan's Top Interior Designers ... Talk about How to Choose Paint Colors and the Relationship of Walls to Furnishings – Part 2 of 5. Steve was NCIDQ Certified in 1996 (National Council for Interior Design Qualification) He is also an Author, Speaker, and Podcaster ... Lighting Designer, Furniture Designer,...

Duration:00:20:31

Choosing Paint Colors and Wall Backgrounds - IDB Series Episode Part 1 of 5

7/31/2018
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Listen to Steve Adamko - Interior Designer - Portage/Kalamazoo, Michigan ... One of Michigan's Top Interior Designers ... Talk about How to Choose Paint Colors and the Relationship of Walls to Furnishings – Part 1 of 5. Steve was NCIDQ Certified in 1996 (National Council for Interior Design Qualification) He is also an Author, Speaker, and Podcaster ... Lighting Designer, Furniture Designer, Licensed Builder, and Carpenter ... Owner and Founder of Spectrum Interiors ... Established in 1982...

Duration:00:17:26

The 10 Pivitol Roles of a Great Interior Designer - IDB Episode #15

5/12/2018
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The 10 Pivitol Roles of a Great Interior Designer! What you need to know so that you can choose the right interior designer for you and your project. In most cases you only have one shot to get it right. So understand what you are getting or should be getting. These 10 aspect are vital to the success of your project as well as to your peace of mind and enjoyment of the interior design process. The 'Interior Design Beat' Podcast with Interior Designer Steven C. Adamko.

Duration:00:22:52

Interior Design Seminars, Webinars, Teleseminars, and Workshops - Setting You Up for Success the Right Way - IDB Episode #14

5/9/2018
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My interior design seminars, webinars, and teleseminars are wonderful ways to learn about the foundational principles of interior design and decorating that will enable you to be successful in your endeavors. You may not be able to afford the full-blown services I offer as an interior designer, yet you need expert, knowledgeable guidance and instruction so that you do not waste your money. Ideally, it's about investing it properly. If you don't have lots of money lying around, then it...

Duration:00:21:13

Interior Decorator or Interior Designer ... How to Choose the Best One for You - IDB Episode #13

5/8/2018
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Getting the right designer for you and your project is critical for your success! In truth, it is very much like a mini-marriage. Therefore, you had better get it right! You don't want to end up in design divorce court. There's too much at stake. Your time and money need to be invested wisely for design, as well as the furniture and furnishings. As they say, "You get what to pay for." When comparing decorators and designers, there is an overwhelmingly large range of talents and skills....

Duration:00:24:09

Revealing and Insightful Colleague - Client Testimonials - IDB Episode #12

5/4/2018
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Your home is the only environment that you can truly control and the only environment that affects your life the most. Would you want to go on an expensive design and decorating journey in uncharted waters without an expert guide?! Do you prefer a guide who can see and visualize things before you arrive at the destination? One who can explain it to you in crisp detail, so that you can see it and feel it before you get there? It’s both an exciting and secure feeling to experience! “You...

Duration:00:36:05

Business Interior Design Ambiance and the Silent Salesperson - IDB Episode #11

1/16/2018
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[caption id="attachment_511" align="aligncenter" width="960"] Business Interior Design Ambiance[/caption] This Podcast is a unique combination of two inter-related topics. It’s going to be about businesses’ interiors and business office interiors, but it also has a lot of correlation to residential interior design as well. I’m going to be talking about businesses and office ambiance, as well as the silent sales person and how to capitalize on it. I’ll also describe how to discover and...

Duration:00:25:22

What a Feeling! Take Your Passion and Make It Happen! - IDB Episode #10

11/11/2017
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All right! We are talking about feelings today. We are talking about feelings, emotions, ambiance, and passion in interior design. You wanna take your passion and make it happen. But I'll tell you something. You need more than passion. You need skill and knowledge to make it happen. Do you remember a song from the movie, Flashdance, sung by Irene Cara? The song was called “What A Feeling.” It was all about feeling, passion, and emotion. “Take your passion and make it happen....

Duration:00:25:24

Accessorizing Your Interior Design - The Little Things That Make a Big Difference - IDB Episode #9

11/11/2017
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Accessorizing your interior design environment is very important. It is a mini-version of all the big stuff that came before, which includes space planning and furniture selection, etc. To obtain the right and appropriate personal enrichment of your space, you need to have a selective eye, particularly if you have done things properly from the very beginning. You don’t want to wreck things at this point and thereby diminish the total effect. If you're moving in a certain...

Duration:00:28:57

Focal Views vs. Focal Points in Your Interior Design and Interior Decorating - IDB Episode #8

11/11/2017
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Here and now, I am challenging you to think about and become aware of compositions in your interior design environment, and from a completely different angle and point of view. I’ll be comparing interior design focal points with focal views that I promote in a way like you have never heard before! In the realm of interior design, you always hear a lot about focal points. You need your room or rooms to be engaging from all directions. You have to consider that you're going to be...

Duration:00:33:18

Lighting Your Residential Interiors - How to See and Be Seen in the Right Light - IDB Episode #7

11/11/2017
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Without a doubt, lighting is one of the most important elements in your interior design environment. Proper lighting enhances the mood of your room, and in many cases, it is the dominating influence in creating the mood. It's all about Lighting Your Residential Interiors ... Right! Flexibility and adjustability are two of the greatest powers in lighting. Because of this, you can vary the lighting effect and the expression of any room. With the flick of a switch or the dial of a...

Duration:00:24:55

The Use of Color to Express Personality in Your Interior Design and Decorating - IDB Episode #6

11/11/2017
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You're going to discover some fascinating information on 'The Use of Color to Express Personality in Your Interior Design and Decorating.' Nothing is more personal than color, and nothing expresses your personality with clearer or more unmistakable attraction than color! So, it's a pretty big, impactful, and important element to design. Sensitive and insightful vision must be employed when presenting, composing, and allocating colors for your environments. The primary and...

Duration:00:25:55

Excellence in Your Your Interior Design and Decorating - IDB Episode #5

11/11/2017
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Skillful interior design is about expertly choosing and combining various elements while recognizing excellence within each individual component. And when done skillfully, all the parts will add up to one masterful statement. Excellence in design is not as simple as you would think. Upon closer inspection, you will realize that the majority of homes and places around have average and mediocre interior designs. A home is really a complex composition, made up of many...

Duration:00:27:35

The Importance of a Master Plan for Your Residential Interior Design - IDB Episode #4

11/11/2017
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Make sure you don't overlook the power and The Importance of a Master Plan for Your Residential Interior Design. A master plan for your interior design project is of vital importance, since your money and your time are inseparable. It is critical that your money, your time, your energy, and your resources are allocated properly. Together, let’s develop a master plan right away to orchestrate all the components that go into producing great interior designs. A master plan is...

Duration:00:24:12

Getting Your Interior Design and Decorating Started Right - IDB Episode #3

11/11/2017
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Getting Your Interior Design and Decorating Started Right. That's the way you need to do it. You definitely want to start things off right the first time. Here, I’m giving you some of the principles and ideologies that will help set you on a firm and solid foundation. It is very important and necessary to find out what you truly need and want. Then follow a few age-old foundational principles in order to acquire the success that you're striving for. A few easily understood...

Duration:00:28:13