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Interior Design with Kandrac and Kole

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A lively conversation about the latest interior design trends, travels to industry events, current design projects (the good, the bad and the ugly), do’s and don’ts, product recommendations and more. Just a warning - this is going to be fun and not too serious! After all, they do still have an interior design business running at full speed. Hosted by Joann Kandrac and Kelly Kole, two nationally published Atlanta Interior Designers with a wealth of information to share and stories to tell about their business, Kandrac and Kole and the interior design world.

A lively conversation about the latest interior design trends, travels to industry events, current design projects (the good, the bad and the ugly), do’s and don’ts, product recommendations and more. Just a warning - this is going to be fun and not too serious! After all, they do still have an interior design business running at full speed. Hosted by Joann Kandrac and Kelly Kole, two nationally published Atlanta Interior Designers with a wealth of information to share and stories to tell about their business, Kandrac and Kole and the interior design world.

Location:

United States

Description:

A lively conversation about the latest interior design trends, travels to industry events, current design projects (the good, the bad and the ugly), do’s and don’ts, product recommendations and more. Just a warning - this is going to be fun and not too serious! After all, they do still have an interior design business running at full speed. Hosted by Joann Kandrac and Kelly Kole, two nationally published Atlanta Interior Designers with a wealth of information to share and stories to tell about their business, Kandrac and Kole and the interior design world.

Twitter:

@KandracKole

Language:

English

Contact:

770-514-9699


Episodes

The Top Things You Need To Know About a New Website and Elevating your Brand Presence with Guest Franki Durbin

9/9/2020
We are honored to have Franki Durbin as our guest on the show today. We were introduced to Franki by Cheminne Taylor-Smith who did some coaching for us as a referral to create our new website. Franki works with high-end creative service providers, entrepreneurs, influencers and luxury brands to build memorable and rockstar quality brands. Her unique “POSITION FOR PROFIT” approach ensures you become irresistible to your perfect clients and firmly stand out in your niche so you can step into...

Duration:00:33:18

How Much Do Things Cost?

8/26/2020
We’ve been in business for 15 years now and still consider it an important part of our jobs to educate our clients on what things actually cost. It seems like everybody is wanting to improve their homes after being cooped up for long during this pandemic, so we figured this was the perfect time to don our teacher hats and have the discussion about WHAT THINGS COST. Before we dive in, we wanted to let you know that this episode is sponsored by Currey & Company. Currey & Company is a family...

Duration:00:29:46

Your Design Questions

8/12/2020
We’re excited to be doing another podcast where we answer questions from our audience related to interiors or challenges they face in their home. There’s a lot of information at our disposal with shelter magazines, Houzz, Pinterest, and Interior Design blogs but sometimes there might just be a little something nagging at you that you can’t seem to find an answer to. Well, here we are! Before we get onto your questions, we wanted to let you know this episode is sponsored by Helser Brothers...

Duration:00:29:01

Business Advice From Luann Nigara

7/29/2020
Today we are thrilled to bring a new guest to you. She is not only our friend and industry colleague but a woman we have learned a lot from over the years. LuAnn Nigara began her career more than 30 years ago as a co-owner of Window Works, an award-winning window treatment and awning retailer in NJ. Now she’s also the host of the top-rated interior design podcast called A Well Designed Business, is a highly sought after speaker and an author of two top-rated books on well-designed...

Duration:00:30:37

Learning From A Client New Build

7/15/2020
One of the best parts of our job is meeting and working with a lot of wonderful people. In our 15 years in business we’ve accumulated a large list of clients and projects. Newlyweds, couples with small children, couples with children going off to college, newly single people as well as empty nesters. We’ve done big spaces, small spaces, an entire first floor, an entire house, and lots of remodels. Today our guest is one of our FAVORITE clients (seriously)! Rob and his wife first hired us in...

Duration:00:28:08

The One Room Challenge Spring 2020 – Renovating Our Podcast Studio – Part 2

6/24/2020
This episode of part II of a two part series about the One Room Challenge and the complete transformation of our Podcast Studio. We encourage you to go back and listen to Episode 82 but in quick summary, The One Room Challenge is a virtual design event in it’s 17 season where 20 chosen influencers around the country are asked to transform a space with the help of ORC Sponsors. As chosen designers, we are then responsible for blogging about the transformation over the course of 8 weeks. So by...

Duration:00:26:37

The One Room Challenge Spring 2020 - Renovating Our Podcast Studio - Part 1

6/10/2020
1. INTRO We were honored to be asked to participate in the One Room Challenge. Twenty design influencers were selected from around the U.S. to take the challenge of transforming a room and documenting the process and sharing their sources and professional advice over eight weekly posts. The One Room Challenge™ is currently in its seventeenth season, a highly anticipated bi-annual event held every April and October. This Episode is Sponsored by Helser Brothers Hardware. Helser brothers are...

Duration:00:23:50

How the Covid-19 Pandemic Will Change the American Home with Guest Veronika Miller-Eagleson – Part II

5/27/2020
Today is Part II of a super interesting conversation we started on Episode 80 with our friend and design industry guru Veronika Miller-Eagleson. To bring you up to speed on Veronika, she is the CEO of Modenus Media, a comprehensive online resource for design professionals and design enthusiasts, whether its client to designer, manufacturer to consumer, or blogger to fellow blogger, Modenus works daily to grow and enrich our design community. She is also Founder of Designhounds, a network of...

Duration:00:30:40

How The COVID-19 Pandemic Will Change The American Home With Veronika Miller-Eagleson - Part I

5/13/2020
We have some interesting topics to dive into today and invited Veronika Miller-Eagleson as a person “in the know”. She is the CEO of Modenus Media, a comprehensive online resource for design professionals and design enthusiasts, whether its client to designer, manufacturer to consumer, or blogger to fellow blogger, Modenus works daily to grow and enrich our design community. She is also Founder of Designhounds, a network of over 500 design influencers. Veronika is a great friend and highly...

Duration:00:29:27

Funny Things You Didn't Know About Us

4/29/2020
We are many weeks into the COVID-19 Quarantine at the time we are recording this so we thought we should have a light-hearted show today. We hope you don’t mind if we use this opportunity to have a little more fun than usual this week! We thought we’d share some funny stories about us as individuals, our company and our projects. Before we get started we wanted to let you know that this episode of Inside Design with Kandrac & Kole Interior Designs is sponsored by one of our go-to lighting...

Duration:00:30:45

Photography Tips and Tricks to Take Your Cell Phone Photos to the Next Level

4/15/2020
We met Linda Holt at “Design Camp” in Atlanta in 2013. She was new in the design business and now has a beautiful portfolio of work and an extremely well written and interesting blog. Besides being a talented interior designer, she has now created an interesting new offering – assisting people on how to improve their cell phone photography with some impressive and easy tools. - This Episode is Sponsored by Helser Brothers Hardware. Helser brothers are a fully custom manufacturer of drapery...

Duration:00:24:21

Survival Tips for Working at Home

4/1/2020
WOW these are unprecedented times we are in right now with CO-VID 19 ruling our world. We thought that since the vast majority of people around the world are sequestered in their homes now would be the perfect time for us to lend a helping hand – virtually that is. If you are looking around your home and feeling the need to improve your surroundings, we’ve got lots of tips for you today. SPONSORED BY - Before we dig in, we want to let you know that this Episode of Inside Design with...

Duration:00:25:44

Your Design Dilemmas

3/18/2020
This Episode is Sponsored by Helser Brothers Hardware. Helser brothers are a fully custom manufacturer of drapery hardware. It is run by Brothers Jay and Mark. Jay was an expert independent drapery installer and designs new products that are install friendly and engineered for strength and Mark, a talented metal worker with a mind of an engineer, has been regarded as a mechanical genius by all who know him. Helser has an outstanding reputation and has been in business for 24 years. Their...

Duration:00:28:16

Guest Brownlee Currey

3/4/2020
1. Intro Today we are super excited to sit down and chat with long-time friend and CEO of the infamous lighting brand Currey & Co. Brownlee Currey. Currey & Company (https://curreyandcompany.com) is a wholesale manufacturer of not only lighting but furniture and accent pieces as well. Their innovative furnishings can be found around the world in residential, contract and hospitality spaces. Celebrating their 32 year in business, we’ve got lots to chat about with Brownlee. This podcast is...

Duration:00:28:06

Sunshine on a Ranney Day Non-Profit

2/19/2020
We are happy to introduce our guests this morning Peter and Holly Ranney. They are the founders of “Sunshine on a Ranney Day” which is a non-profit organization that renovates homes for children with special needs here in Atlanta. Through partnerships and donors, they provide, at no cost, wheelchair accessible bathrooms, dream bedrooms and in-home therapy rooms. A. The history: 1. When was it founded? 2. What inspired them to create this? B. How does it run? 1. Board members 2....

Duration:00:24:58

Guest Shelly Rosenberg on Designing for Families Living with Special Needs and Disability

2/5/2020
Shelly Rosenberg has been a luxury interior designer in Dallas for 20 years. As a mother of 3 children with learning differences and special needs, she has dedicated her profession to creating and designing adaptive spaces towards what she calls the “differently abled”. We met Shelly several years ago at an interior design industry design event. She has joined us on several trips to Guatemala helping us build homes and support orphanages there. We are so proud of Shelly and all that she...

Duration:00:28:59

Inside Design with Kandrac & Kole – You Won’t Believe What We Are Working On

1/22/2020
1. Intro We get a lot of resumes from wanna be interns as well as inquiries from kind people saying they’d love to work for us. To be honest, they don’t teach these kids in school the real-world stuff. I guess that’s what internships are for. Since people are always curious about what we are busy doing, we thought we’d share what we are up to as 2020 unfolds. You might not believe it… Project #1 – Multi Family Leasing Center in Buckhead, Atlanta – beginning after a 9 month stall Project...

Duration:00:28:54

Inside Design with Kandrac & Kole – Guest Jay Helser of Helser Brothers Hardware

1/8/2020
Intro: We are excited to have Jay Helser as our guest today. We were very honored that Helser Brothers was our very first “podcast sponsor”. It’s so nice to do business with nice people who not only have a lot of pride in their company but do so many things right! 1. A Bit About Helser Fully custom manufacturer of drapery hardware sold to the tradeTheir customer service agents (called the “Rod Squad”) are trained to help designers and drapery workrooms work out solutions to difficult...

Duration:00:27:27

A Branding Conversation with Phil Phalen – Part 2

12/18/2019
This podcast is sponsored by dowel furniture - https://www.dowelfurniturecompany.com 1. INTRO If you missed our VERY engaging and worthwhile Episode 67 podcast you might want to rewind before listening today. We had so much fun spending time with brand strategist and world-wide speaker Phil Phalen that we quickly invited him back for Round 2. 2. A LITTLE BACKGROUND We have worked with Phil in a variety of ways – group coaching, a brand audit, fun in Vegas, as a podcast guest and sponsor...

Duration:00:29:12

Color Forecast 2020 with Guest Sue Wadden - Sherwin Williams Director of Color Marketing

12/11/2019
Intro – We are thrilled thatSue Wadden, the Director of Color Marketing for Sherwin Williams, agreed to join us again, this time to discuss the Colormix 2020.Discusses her working career and how she landed at Sherwin Williams and became Director of Color MarketingSue Wadden’s background:MantraHeartAlivePlayHavenColormix Forecast 2020 – What it is, how the collection was built and why these palettes speak about wellness and nurturing.Who participates?Who makes up the team, how many and their...

Duration:00:31:58