EP 4 – Where’s My Chair

is a cheeky way of addressing the current inventory supply chain that has been disrupted post pandemic due to a number of issues, not the least of which is the design business is booming and more product is being ordered from suppliers who don’t have the inventory in stock and shippers who can’t handle the volume. There is a greater need now for quality service, proper sales support and showroom servicing. With that comes a greater opportunity to respecify product and select accordingly for even the most demanding client. All three designers agree that there is a greater need to shift focus to locally specified, locally made from local materials and away from products made in China or any other country that isn’t practicing the highest standards in social justice, sustainability and human rights. It appears there is a strong push for higher quality with a conscience. These are just a few of the issues covered in this episode of Doctoring Up Design recorded at Design Hardware. I have said this many times, I believe it to be true… Architects and designers are futurists and provide amazing living spaces to suit the individual needs of their clients, even as those needs are rapidly changing. Thank you to all our participants, Kristi Nelson, Krista Everage and Kim Gordon.

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EP 2 – Contagious Creativity

Creativity is both directly shared and obtained through inspirational contact. Great design galvanizes even better design. Tracy takes on this creative case in an effort to diagnose the dynamics driving the contagious evolution of Architecture from A+ to X. As in Assembledge+ CEO, David Thompson and XTEN Architecture’s Monika Haefelfinger.

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EP 1 – Cutting Carbs

It won’t surprise you to hear that there is a growing and distinct link to be made between sustainable design and designing for wellness. In this episode of Doctoring Up Design, Tracy speaks with Maria McCain from the Natural Resources Design Council, US Green Building Council’s, Ben Stapleton and real estate professional, Erik Zumwalt.

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