Episode #0013-Freelance Decorator for Busy Interior Design Professionals

Featured in this week’s episode of The Productive Designer host Crystal Collinson interviews freelance interior design consultant Joanne Dolan. Joanne works directly with homeowners and fellow designers on custom cabinetry, storage solutions, fabric selections, soft furnishings, and custom window treatments.  Since 2018 when Joanne Dolan Design began, she has focused part of her work onContinue reading “Episode #0013-Freelance Decorator for Busy Interior Design Professionals”

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, pop on over to The Fizz podcast.  A business owner and busy mom of 4, Cynthia is the Owner and Principal Interior Designer of Soda Pop DesignContinue 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”

Episode #009 Perfectionism and Productive Procrastination

Do you find yourself looking back at the end of the day asking yourself “what did I actually get done today”? Despite being busy all day-most likely you were “busy”, you just did not really do anything that moved the needle on your business. We can all fall into this trap easily, and I amContinue reading “Episode #009 Perfectionism and Productive Procrastination”

Ep#008 Your lighting supplier making your days brighter.

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

Episode #005 Is there an Imposter in your head?

Today we chat with Interior Design Professional Ingrid Porter from Cleveland Ohio-we talk about that mean girl voice in our heads! You know the one, the voice that likes to remind us that somehow we have managed to “trick” everyone into thinking we know what we are doing, and we will soon be exposed forContinue reading “Episode #005 Is there an Imposter in your head?”