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I Hear Design is your source for interior design and architecture news, interviews and opinions. Send any questions to iheardesignpodcast@gmail.com Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/iandsdesign/support


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I Hear Design is your source for interior design and architecture news, interviews and opinions. Send any questions to iheardesignpodcast@gmail.com Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/iandsdesign/support






Meet Our Newest Advisory Board Member: HOK's Kay Sargent

HOK’s Director of Workplace Kay Sargent sits down with Robert Nieminen to talk about where she finds motivation in these trying times, the critical issues facing the profession, what trends we can expect to see ahead, as well as her professional and personal plans for the future. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/iandsdesign/support


Meet the Youngest Registered Architect in Nevada

Joe Miller, a team member at JCJ Architecture, discusses his new leadership roles in the architecture industry, as well as his passion for youth outreach to further educate students on potential careers in the A&D realm. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/iandsdesign/support


New CEU Explores Materiality, Sustainability of Resilient Flooring

Guest Jane Rohde talks about her new CEU on resilient flooring with the Resilient Floor Covering Institute that’s available now on the interiors+sources website. Get a crash course on some of the material covered in this distance learning opportunity and learn some of the in’s and out’s about the materiality, sustainability and performance of resilient floorcoverings. *This podcast was created in partnership with the Resilient Floor Covering Institute. --- Support this podcast:...


How to Specify: Textiles

In this episode, guest Moira Murray of Ultrafabrics walks designers through the in's and out's of fabric specification for commercial design projects. From yarn construction, performance, cleaning and applications across different markets, Murray shares her insights so that specifiers can make the most informed decisions when selecting fabrics. *Podcast was created in partnership with Ultrafabrics *The How to Specify Series is sponsored by Interface --- Support this podcast:...


How to Specify: Coated Upholstery Fabrics for Healthcare

Specifying fabrics for healthcare environments can be daunting, especially in light of more stringent cleaning and performance protocols surrounding the pandemic. Members of the Association for Contract Textiles (ACT) join host Robert Nieminen to discuss important new guidelines and tests for specifying coated upholstery fabrics for healthcare settings. *Thanks to Interface, who sponsored our How to Specify series. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/iandsdesign/support


Felt: A Mythic Material for Modern Times

Did you know felt is considered one of the oldest fabrics on record? In this episode, guests Steve Udolph and Taylor Hemmingway of CertainTeed talk about modern applications for this age-old and incredibly versatile material. CEU Opportunity: Felt: A Time-honored Material & Modern Acoustic Marvel *Created in partnership with CertainTeed --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/iandsdesign/support


The Role of Net Positive Carpet and Flooring in the COVID Era

In this episode, guests Royce Epstein and Ramie Vagal offer their insights into the role that carpet and flooring can play in protecting the health of people and the planet in the COVID era, as well as the inspiration behind their new collections. *Created in partnership with Mohawk Group --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/iandsdesign/support


In-Person Events Are Resuming; How Different Will Meeting Spaces Look?

In this episode, we're taking a break from our regularly scheduled programming and airing a podcast from our sister brand, Meetings Today, in which staff writer Danielle Lebreck chats with Kevin Dana, executive director of marketing and product development at CORT Events, about the design, guidelines and trends for meetings, events and tradeshows during the current and post COVID-19 world. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/iandsdesign/support


Changing Lives by Design: The Story of Designs for Dignity

In this episode, Designs for Dignity CEO and i+s Designer of the Year Jennifer Sobecki and D4D founder Susie Fredman discuss the non-profit's mission of empowering lives through pro bono design work. Find out how you can help support and celebrate D4D's 20th anniversary of changing lives one project at a time. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/iandsdesign/support


The Perks of Working from Hotel Rooms vs. Working from Home

In an attempt to work without distractions, remote employees are starting to utilize vacant hotel rooms as an alternative office away from home. NELSON Worldwide designers share their thoughts on why this trend is growing, along with tips for hospitality designers to make these spaces more work-friendly. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/iandsdesign/support


Smart City by Mohawk Group: Product Innovations 2020

Mohawk Group’s Smart City carpet collection reinterprets transit maps into soft surfaces. Contributing editor Sarah Kloepple explores this sustainably created flooring system with Mark Page, Mohawk’s senior director, creative design and development. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/iandsdesign/support


Transira Window Solutions by Winco Window Company: Product Innovations 2020

Transira Window Solutions embeds a shade between panes of glass so that dust and germs can't stick to the shade. Editor in chief Janelle Penny explores the details with Gantt Miller IV, Winco's sales representative for Northern California, and product specialist John Iffland. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/iandsdesign/support


SYLVANIA Natural Series with TruWave Technology from LEDVANCE: Product Innovations 2020

Learn how you can easily deliver the benefits of natural light all while saving energy with the SYLVANIA Natural Series of LED lighting products with innovative TruWave Technology from LEDVANCE LLC. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/iandsdesign/support


VR Part 2: Behind the Design of Snowsound's new 'VeoCon' VR Showroom

As the pandemic forced the cancellation of trade shows like NeoCon, manufacturers had to come up with new ways to introduce products, so Snowsound created a VR showroom instead. In this episode, Sam Barry talks to Chief Content Director Robert Nieminen about the design, functionality and plans for this new, immersive experience. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/iandsdesign/support


What to Look for When Specifying Hospitality Furniture That Will Last

Executive Vice President of Samuelson Furniture Michael Chalfin shares his top recommendations on the details designers and specifiers should keep their eyes out for when specifying durable furniture for hospitality spaces. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/iandsdesign/support


Get a Behind the Scenes Take on the VR Tour of Mannington's Design Center

In this episode, Chief Content Director Robert Nieminen talks to guests John Higgs, Brandon Carmichael and Mark Starling of Corgan’s MediaLab about their experience working together to film the 360 VR video of Mannington’s Design Center in Atlanta, including the technology and approaches they used to create this immersive experience. Take the VR Tour now. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/iandsdesign/support


Inspire Showroom: MPT

Learn how products and inclusive design principles allow those with mobility limitations to participate in the simple activities of dining or learning without stigma. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/iandsdesign/support


Holistic Interior Design: Benefits of Practicing a Mindful Approach

What is holistic design and why should you consider incorporating it into your interior design process? Gala Magriñá, founder and principal of Gala Magriñá Design, discusses how bringing mindfulness to the forefront of our daily lives and design practices can help everyone to live happier and more successful lives. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/iandsdesign/support


The New Normal of Lighting in Interior Spaces

Whether it’s implementing UV germicidal lighting or disinfecting air flow, lighting will play a significant role as commercial buildings reopen during and after the pandemic. Learn more from industry experts Tanya Hernandez and Cheryl English from Acuity Brands about how to capitalize on these innovative solutions as well as take advantage of strategic tax credits to help fund these upgrades. *This podcast was created in partnership with Acuity Brands. --- Support this podcast:...


Inspire Showroom: Saylite

Whether you're designing for corporate, healthcare, education or anything in between, Saylite has the right light for you. Get to know the company's wide variety of colorful, modern products now. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/iandsdesign/support