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@ConvoByDesign is an original talk series for designers, architects, those in the shelter space and design enthusiasts. Find inspiration, and share your projects with us convo by design at outlook dot com.

@ConvoByDesign is an original talk series for designers, architects, those in the shelter space and design enthusiasts. Find inspiration, and share your projects with us convo by design at outlook dot com.
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Los Angeles, CA

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@ConvoByDesign is an original talk series for designers, architects, those in the shelter space and design enthusiasts. Find inspiration, and share your projects with us convo by design at outlook dot com.

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Episodes

Season 5 EP 8 - Mid Century Mastery that is Positively Palm Springs

2/21/2018
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I drove into Palm Springs for Modernism Week this year extremely excited to catch up with old friends, make some new ones and see some of these architectural master works of mid-century modern design. I made one stop straight away. I heard about a neighborhood called Indian Canyons where a vast number of homeowners have painted doors with vibrant colors. It’s not just a few, and the colors chosen rage from pink to blue and everything in between. It’s not just a statement, it’s an identity. I...

Duration:00:25:19

Season 5 EP 7 - Richard Neutra VDL House

2/14/2018
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I am very excited to share this episode with you. I love doing this podcast and because of that, I thoroughly enjoy every interview, tour and conversation. In honor of Modernism Week, I bring you one of my favorites and a Southern California icon. I recently toured the Richard Neutra VDL Research House in Silver Lake, California. This property is not just a case study home but it was the Neutra family home for decades, in two very different forms. The first home was designed by Richard...

Duration:00:50:37

Season 5 EP 6 - Let's Take This Outside

2/8/2018
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I don’t usually like to talk about designing for outdoor spaces in February. Usually, I will save these conversations until early April but it has been beautiful out lately. But not exclusively. Regardless of your political position on global warming, one thing that cannot be denied is that climate change does exist, it is happening and it does affect the way we all live. I cannot have a conversation with an interior designer, architect or developer without the topic of outdoor living...

Duration:00:43:46

S5 E5 - Leslie Shapiro and Annette Gutierrez

1/31/2018
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In 2012 I was consulting for a home and design magazine in Los Angeles and during that time, I produced my first design house. I truly loved the experience. I had the opportunity to work with amazing and talented designers like Azadeh Shladofsky, Molly Luetkemeyer, Christian May, Erinn Valencich and Potted amongst others. The house was in the heart of Hollywood, called Small Space, Big Style as it was a fourteen hundred square foot penthouse. We were open for about four months and there is...

Duration:00:31:21

Season 5 EP 4 - Intimate Strangers: The Relationship Between Art and Design

1/25/2018
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Following is part 2 of a conversation from the WestEdge Design Fair called Intimate Strangers. This conversation features Maria Cicicone of Graye, Los Angeles, architect and designer Gulia Jonsdottir, artist Nicole Landau and art consultant, Wendy Posner. This really interesting journey was moderated by Interiors magazine’s, Erika Heet. This is an exploration into the age old question about the relationship between design and art. The contrast and compliment each add to the other, or not....

Duration:00:33:48

Season 5 EP 3 - Intimate Strangers: The Relationship Between Art and Design

1/17/2018
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Art, design, architecture, collaboration, taking Los Angeles to Milan… following is a conversation from the WestEdge Design Fair called Intimate Strangers. This conversation features Maria Cicicone of Graye, architect and designer Gulia Jonsdottir, artist Nicole Landau and art consultant, Wendy Posner. This really interesting journey was moderated by Interiors magazine’s, Erika Heet. This is an exploration into the age old question about the relationship between design and art. The...

Duration:00:32:38

Season 5 EP 2 - Takashi Yanai and His "View" on Architecture

1/10/2018
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Following is a conversation with architect Takashi Yanai. Takashi is a returning CXD guest with a really interesting architectural philosophy. I am going to let him explain it but we sat down to discuss the concept of “view” as it relates to architecture and design. Yanai is the Residential Studio Director at Ehrlich, Yanai, Rhee, Chaney Architects where he has held this position since 2004. He is a nationally and internationally celebrated architect who lectures, travels and is an avid...

Duration:00:31:16

S5 E1 - Lori Dennis

1/4/2018
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A few weeks back, the show featured designer Lori Dennis in a conversation that was recorded from her amazing Los Angeles area headquarters. Lori and I covered a lot of ground about her background and her remarkable rise as one of the worlds best interior designers and phenomenally talented business professionals. I wanted to learn more about Lori’s process and invited her to be a guest at our first Convo By Design Green Room Project from the WestEdge Design Fair. The project was recorded...

Duration:00:27:13

EP. 146 Showman and Master Builder - Karl Champley

12/28/2017
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This is our final episode of 2017, our fourth season of Convo By Design and what a season it was. Following is a conversation with Karl Champley, Aussie native, award winning master builder, pragmatic visionary and son of a street fighter. You have seen him on DIY, HGTV and Ellen's Design Challenge. Thank you to Karl and all our guests and partners this year. And a huge thank you, to you. Many people work hard to make this show and the podcast would be nothing were it not for you. Thank...

Duration:00:22:25

EP. 145 Ward Jewell The Culture of Architecture

12/18/2017
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It’s been said that culture is the the science behind design. That is no more obvious than in architecture. A dwelling is a manifestation of the culture around it. Some ideas are groundbreaking and they fall flat because surrounding culture wasn’t ready yet. The same can be said for the overuse of architectural styles long after society has moved on. Ward Jewell is a Los Angeles based architect with a significant roster of celebrity clients including Madonna, Warren Beatty, Candice Bergman...

Duration:00:31:44

EP. 143 Behind the Design: The Art of Storytelling Pt. 2

12/12/2017
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I love the holidays! More time to spend with family and friends, tinker a bit in the studio and engage in the guilty pleasure of binge watching a lengthy list of tv shows and movies. You might feel the same, and while it is rare for me to binge watch, the holidays are the perfect time to do it. You are probably wondering why I’m telling you this. Well, it’s because after so many years working with set decorators, I can’t watch anything anymore without wondering who decorated the set? Which...

Duration:00:37:20

EP. 143 Behind the Design: The Art of Storytelling Pt. 1

12/6/2017
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One of the things I enjoy most about the holidays is the amount of time I have without feeling guilty that I’m not working. Time to spend with family and friends, tinker a bit in the studio and engage in the guilty pleasure of binge watching a lengthy list of tv shows and movies. You might feel the same, and while it is rare for me to binge watch, the holidays are the perfect time to do it. You are probably wondering why I’m telling you this. Well, it’s because after so many years working...

Duration:00:31:55

EP. 142 Cesar Giraldo and Beth Wooke

11/30/2017
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In this episode, we pair two creatives with some common threads; Vision, passion, talent and gratitude. These are two remarkable individuals with crazy skills. I wanted you to hear from interior designer Cesar Giraldo and set decorator Beth Wooke. I wanted to juxtapose these two creatives against each other for a few reasons. Both are incredibly passionate, very successful in their respective disciplines and both come from a cooperative place with regard to their work, and getting it right...

Duration:00:31:26

EP. 141 Hunt Slonem, Cheryl Kaye and Chris Gialanella

11/22/2017
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Convo By Design, presented by Snyder Diamond has an interesting offering for you this week. I attended the Modern Luxury Interiors 2017 Faces of Design event held at the Roche Bobois showroom in Costa Mesa, California. We are honored to be included in the 2017 group of California design influencers and I will be bringing you conversations from this remarkable event over the next few weeks. Roche Bobois is a part of the SoCo Collection, an oasis of design, fashion and food in Orange County....

Duration:00:29:06

EP. 140 KCRW's Frances Anderson and Architect Micael Maltzan

11/14/2017
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Two Convo By Design staples merged recently... The West Hollywood Design Districts, DIEM programming curated by Frances Anderson and Mallory Roberts Morgan was live from the WestEdge Design Fair for a full day of talks and panels. This is the first of those conversations. KCRW’s Frances Anderson sat with architect Michael Maltzan about the current state of architecture and design in Los Angeles. Los Angeles has, over the past two decades become a major player on the world stage with regard...

Duration:00:52:24

EP. 139 The Legaspi Courts Design House

11/7/2017
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This week, we are going to explore a unique design house project in Santa Monica, California. Lagaspi Courts Design created a fantastic project house and it was produced by GC Collaborative. Here is what is interesting about this project, it was created as a design house that is also on the market. I suppose you could call this a spec home, but it really is so much more than that. This house was designed from the top down in a residential neighborhood in Santa Monica, with amazing views...

Duration:00:19:12

EP. 137 A Look Into Extraordinary Build and Design

10/26/2017
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Renovation and residential construction is exciting. You are designing your dream home, your sanctuary. But that process can also be one of the most stressful experiences of you life. If someone who knew the process inside and out, knew every tip, trick and hack came to you and said, “Listen, give me an hour and I am going to tell you the conditions necessary for an extraordinary build.” would you be interested? If the answer is “yes” then keep listening. Following is a conversation...

Duration:00:50:03

EP. 136 Set Decorators Richarz, Diers and Ritz

10/17/2017
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I am just going to tell it to you straight, if I could add another career right now, it would be that of a set decorator. I have spent the last couple of years working with Set Decorator Society of America members and they are an amazing group. Many also work as interior designers but make no mistake, these two disciplines are very different. Following are three amazing set decorators who, combined have worked on some amazing projects. You know their work, titles include; Cheers, The...

Duration:00:23:01

EP. 135 Reimagining the Classics Part 2

10/12/2017
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Fall has come and I for one, am thrilled. Fall in Southern California means the weather cools. Yes, it cools elsewhere in Fall but here, it takes the edge off of summer and the tourists have mostly gone home which leaves the beaches empty, a great time for a second, cooler summer. It also means WestEdge is coming.This will be our 5th year as a media partner and our fourth year hosting live conversations. This year, we have some special things to share so I hope you can make it out October...

Duration:00:33:00

EP. 134 Reimagining the Classics Part 1

10/4/2017
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Fall has come and I for one, am thrilled. Fall in Southern California means the weather cools. Yes, it cools elsewhere in Fall but here, it takes the edge off of summer and the tourists have mostly gone home which leaves the beaches empty, a great time for a second, cooler summer. It also means WestEdge is coming.This will be our 5th year as a media partner and our fourth year hosting live conversations. This year, we have some special things to share so I hope you can make it out October...

Duration:00:27:33

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