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A podcast for designers, aspiring designers, or those who just passionate about good design. Designer, entrepreneur and host Laura Powers interviews designers and those affiliated with the design to provide inspiration, insights, and tools for those who are in work in various design fields. Background graphic by Freepik. For more information on Laura Powers, you can go to her website www.laurapowers.net.

A podcast for designers, aspiring designers, or those who just passionate about good design. Designer, entrepreneur and host Laura Powers interviews designers and those affiliated with the design to provide inspiration, insights, and tools for those who are in work in various design fields. Background graphic by Freepik. For more information on Laura Powers, you can go to her website www.laurapowers.net.
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United States

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A podcast for designers, aspiring designers, or those who just passionate about good design. Designer, entrepreneur and host Laura Powers interviews designers and those affiliated with the design to provide inspiration, insights, and tools for those who are in work in various design fields. Background graphic by Freepik. For more information on Laura Powers, you can go to her website www.laurapowers.net.

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English

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3105987871


Episodes

Meow Wolf with Merhia Wiese

1/26/2019
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Merhia Wiese Meow Wolf is an arts and entertainment group based in Santa Fe, New Mexico. They are dedicated to creating and supporting art across a variety of media, including architecture, sculpture, painting, photography, video production, cross-reality (AR/VR/MR), music, audio engineering, narrative writing, costuming, performance, and more. As a certified Benefit Corporation, Meow Wolf champions otherness, weirdness, challenging norms, radical inclusion, and the power of creativity to...

Duration:00:29:31

Your Creative Career with Anna Sabina

2/16/2018
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Anna Sabino is the designer behind the jewelry brand Lucid New York, which she started over a decade ago after leaving her Wall Street career. Her jewelry collections are sold in more than 100 stores all over the world and have been featured by the editors of People StyleWatch, Vogue, Cosmopolitan, and many others. She is now an author of the book, Your Creative Career. Anna is a contributor to Medium and a certified business building coach. She speaks, coaches, and leads workshops...

Duration:00:22:59

From Starting Out to Luxury Design with Steven G.

1/8/2018
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Steven G. is the owner of an award-winning interior design company with a state-of-the-art showroom in Pompano Beach, FL. In this episode we talk about passion for design work, success tips, and current trends in material usage. Learn more about his business at http://www.interiorsbysteveng.com and connect with Laura at www.laurapowers.net, on Facebook @thatlaurapowers, on Twitter @thatlaurapowers, and on Instagram @laurapowers44.

Duration:00:17:57

Charging for Creative Work with Valentina Valentini

11/29/2017
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Valentina Valentini is a freelance journalist who was based in Los Angeles for eight years writing about the entertainment industry for the likes of Vanity Fair, Variety, and Mashable. Recently, she put her belongings in storage and began the life of a digital nomad, writing personal essays, travel pieces, cultural and human interest stories and adventurous tales. She will be starting her first book this coming fall, during a Master in Creative Nonfiction at City University London. Find...

Duration:00:35:59

Moda 360 with Vida Ghaffari

9/21/2017
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At a Moda 360 event in L.A. Laura connected with fashion and beauty-blogger Vida Ghaffari. She is also an award-winning actress and voice over artist and landed a great co-starring role in Mindy Kaling’s humorous The Mindy Project. She has also starred in Comedy Central’s Mind of Mencia. Ever the fashionista, Vida recently graced the cover of noted fashion magazine FVM Global Magazine twice as well as Shine On Hollywood Magazine and 1st Class Magazine and was quoted about her knowledge of...

Duration:00:05:14

Wearable Art with Julie Gardner

8/10/2017
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Julie Gardner designs clothing with colorful photography and art printed onto luxurious natural fabrics. We met recorded this at Moda's 360's Event: Fashion, Art, and Film Experience Benefiting the LA Zoo. You can find her work at www.obscuradesigns.net and follow her on social media at obscuradesigns. You can connect with Laura at www.laurapowers.net, on Facebook @thatlaurapowers, on Twitter @thatlaurapowers, and on Instagram @laurapowers44.

Duration:00:08:55

Moda 360 with Debora Pokallus

7/27/2017
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Debora Pokallus has worked in the fashion industry for over 25 years first as an independent designer. She now works with designers to help them market and publicize their collections and created Moda 360, a live platform for promotion and marketing in a new and innovative way. Described as a fusion of art, fashion and film, Moda 360 encourages cross-industry collaboration. She is also the founder of Bel Esprit Showroom - The International Showroom for Ethical Fashion. To learn more about...

Duration:00:23:58

Art and Fashion Design with David Rollins

7/13/2017
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David Rollins is an abstract artist in Southern California whose style can be described as using bright, bold expression of color, movement and texture. In this episode, he and Laura talk about his experience in the fashion industry as a model and designer for television. You can follow David on Instagram @davidrollinsart. Connect with Laura at www.laurapowers.net, on Facebook @thatlaurapowers, on twitter @thatlaurapowers, and on instagram at laurapowers44.

Duration:00:27:06

Jewel and Lotus with Andy Katz

6/18/2017
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Andy Katz is the cofounder of Jewel and Lotus, a marketplace that connects conscious consumers with ethical brands that consider the social and environmental impact of their products. He is passionate about making a better world by increasing access to fair trade goods made by hand. Visit www.jewelandlotus.com to shop on the marketplace or to open a shop. You can connect with Laura at www.laurapowers.net, on Facebook @thatlaurapowers, on twitter @thatlaurapowers, and on instagram at...

Duration:00:25:20

Candle Design with Shannon Cumberland of Rosy Rings

6/1/2017
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Shannon Cumberland started her company candle-making company, Rosy Rings, in her basement with a crockpot. It has since grown to a 30,000 square-foot facility, but the candles are still made by hand with natural ingredients. Rosy Rings partners with Shalom Denver, an organization which provides jobs to developmentally disabled adults. You can learn more at www.rosyrings.com. You can connect with Laura at www.laurapowers.net, on Facebook @thatlaurapowers, on twitter @thatlaurapowers, and on...

Duration:00:41:37

Lifestyle Blogging with Neha Gandhi

5/18/2017
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Neha Gandhi is the founder + voice behind Love Playing Dressup. Currently based in Boston, Neha grew up in Mumbai, India and has made Boston her home from the last 12 years and lives with her husband. Love Playing Dressup is a daily source of inspiration for the modern woman who aspires to dressup little aspects of her life. The website is a little bit of everything – Personal style, décor projects, travel stories and a diary of lifestyle moments. In addition to running the site, Neha...

Duration:00:20:33

Vintage Fashion with Lauren Arkin

5/5/2017
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Lauren Arkin, Celebrity Stylist and Owner of L.A. Boudoir Vintage. She Arkin has spent her life learning about, shopping for and selling vintage fashion and home decor. Her styled looks have been seen on celebrities, pinup models and burlesque performers and vintage enthusiasts across the world. She is currently based in Miami works as a stylist and vintage shop owner. We talked about how to incorporate vintage pieces into a modern look. For more information on Lauren, you can go to her...

Duration:00:11:38

Nineteenth Amendment with Gemma Sole

4/25/2017
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Gemma Sole if cofounder and COO of Nineteenth Amendment. Previously, she worked in strategy consulting in DC and venture capital in Boston. Gemma loves bringing beautiful things to life. Nineteenth Amendment lets independent designers sell directly to customers without traditional inventory and engage with shoppers in a way not previously possible. Shoppers, eager to obtain cutting-edge brands, find exclusive styles at below-retail prices by being one of the first to purchase. It matters...

Duration:00:16:51

Luxury Furniture Design with Tim Gosling

4/7/2017
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Timothy Job Gosling is a British furniture designer based in London. The Sunday Times has described him as "designer to the rich and famous". Gosling was born in Kingston, Jamaica in 1966. His father is scientist Raymond Gosling. Gosling studied Theatre Design at Central St Martins School of Art and Design, London graduating in 1987 then designed theatre designs for John Napier and Sir Cameron Mackintosh. He started his career designing furniture in 1990 with the then Viscount Linley, the...

Duration:00:13:10

Simone Simon with Cecile Thieulin

3/29/2017
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Cecile is one of the three featured designers for the special Boston Design Week edition of Fashionably LATE at The Liberty, A Luxury Collection Hotel on March 30. Cecile Thieulin is an architect and the founder of Simone Simon. She founded a womens’ clothing line with structure and a passion for materiality and movement. For her, fashion is architecture: it's a matter of proportion. Architect & designer Simone Simon is very much influenced by architectural references, patterns and...

Duration:00:15:09

Chainmail Couture with Tracy Belben

3/23/2017
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Tracy Belben, a degreed architect, is the maker and designer behind her self-titled contemporary chainmail couture collection. Using lightweight aluminum and hand tools, Belben intricately hand-links and engineers each luxurious piece for ultimate comfort and wearability. Precisely constructed to enhance the body’s natural shape with modest coverage, the collection is made to empower the wearer. A pioneer in New England for using unique alternative materials in fashion design, Belben’s...

Duration:00:17:46

CRM with Joanna Kinsman of Kini Bands

3/16/2017
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Taught by her Mother and as a student-athlete at the University of New Hampshire, Joanna Kinsman studied entrepreneurship, after which she took to work in fashion and fitness in Boston. In 2008 she moved to San Diego she happened upon the digital marketing industry of entrepreneurs, leading her to start a business of her own. Joanna’s swimwear line, Kinsman Swim, launched in 2011 and shortly after, she moved to Los Angeles to build the brand. She established relationships with companies...

Duration:00:18:02

Visual Merchandising with Denise Foley

2/22/2017
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Denise Foley, previously Visual Merchandising Manager of the Americas for Moncler USA, has worked in the field of Visual Presentation for over 25 years. After a 13-year career at Lord & Taylor throughout the Tri-state area, she worked for New York industry leaders such as Bergdorf Goodman, Saks Fifth Avenue and Bloomingdale’s. She currently holds various consulting positions with several prestigious luxury brands. She has extensive experience and is well versed in the practice of luxury...

Duration:00:28:23

Design Inspiration with Sandhya Garg

2/10/2017
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Sandhya Garg’s label has an avant-garde approach. Each collection starts with bold colors combined graphically to create conversational prints. The brand ideology revolves around (but is not limited to) the unique interpretation and juxtaposition of world travels, regional folklore, mythology, superstition and architectural influences. The brand has an international presence thanks to a very successful stint on Project Runway Season 13, USA. On the famous reality show, she won 2...

Duration:00:12:52

Accessory Innovation With Anibal Marin

1/29/2017
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Anibal Marin founded Auxiliare International and serves as founder and CEO. Anibal oversees business and product development and is designer/inventor for the companies core product, the Auxilry Interchangeable Button System. Auxilry are interchangeable shirt buttons that allow you to customize your shirts every time. No need to know how to sew a button on a shirt! Anibal has over fifteen years of merchandising and design experience developing collections and licensed product for many...

Duration:00:15:11