Episode #0052 Designing for Mental Health with Carrie Leskowitz

Featured in this week’s episode of The Productive Designer, host Crystal Collinson, interviews fellow designer, certified life coach and author, Carrie Leskowitz. Carrie is an award-winning interior designer with over 20 years of experience. As the founder of Carrie Leskowtitz Interiors, she helps clients nurture the holistic connections between their homes and their physical, emotional,Continue reading “Episode #0052 Designing for Mental Health with Carrie Leskowitz”

Episode #0051 Our Sense of Smell and Depression, How They are Related

Featured on today’s episode The Productive Designer host Crystal Collinson interviews TEDx speaker, author of WHY the NOSE? and Chief Executive Officer at The Scented L’air, Tracy Pepe. Tracy has over 30 years of experience developing her superpower, which is the connection between mental health and our sense of smell. She is a perfumer specializingContinue reading “Episode #0051 Our Sense of Smell and Depression, How They are Related”

Episode #0050 – The Planning Fallacy (Solo episode)

Featured on today’s solo episode of The Productive Designer podcast, host Crystal Collinson dives deep into something that we all fall victim to, the term “planning fallacy”. It’s a familiar experience that is explored by social psychologists since the term was coined by Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky in 1979. Planning fallacy refers to anContinue reading “Episode #0050 – The Planning Fallacy (Solo episode)”

Ep.#011 Part 2-Simulcast with Cynthia Soda of The Fizz Podcast

Join Crystal on part 2 of the simulcast where she interviews Cynthia Soda the host of The Fizz Podcast. To listen to Part 1 where Cynthia interviews Crystal about Standards Operating Procedures for your interior design business, pop on over to The Fizz podcast.  A business owner and busy mom of 4, Cynthia is theContinue reading “Ep.#011 Part 2-Simulcast with Cynthia Soda of The Fizz Podcast”

Episode #010 Living In Place with Linda Kafka

Featured in this week’s episode on Productive Design, Crystal interviews Director of Trade Relations at Caplan’s, Linda Kafka. Linda is a specialist and industry resource on inclusive design and wellness in the residential trade sector. She also has an in-depth knowledge of living in place long before the current coronavirus pandemic began.  The living inContinue reading “Episode #010 Living In Place with Linda Kafka”

Ep#008 Your lighting supplier making your days brighter.

Today Crystal Collinson speaks with Julia Fraser, owner of Watts Current “brick and mortar” lighting store located in Mississauga, Ontario Canada. She will talk about some of the pitfalls Interior Designers can run into when specifying lighting. Working with a knowledgeable lighting supplier is liking having a “free employee”. They are an extension of yourContinue reading “Ep#008 Your lighting supplier making your days brighter.”