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The Student Lounge
65 minutes | Nov 30, 2019
S1 E7 – Designing For The Physically Challenged With Mark Boucher
This week on the Student Lounge, Trish interviews the incredible and inspiring Mark Boucher. Mark's CV is impressive - he is the former CEO of a multi-billion dollar corporation; a successful former politician and advocate for the physically challenged; SUNY speaker, college professor, MBA coach, and Director of the Stand Up & Play Foundation, as well as a father of four children and husband of 38 years.
68 minutes | Nov 27, 2019
S1 E6 – Career Maze with Kaitlyn Thornton
This week, in the Student Lounge, Trish chats with Director of Brand Strategy at Yabu Pushelberg Kaitlyn Thornton. Thornton talks about what actually goes into managing a big hospitality brand like Yabu Pushelberg, but also explains how she started out as a film and philosophy undergrad in California and ended up working in business development is design.Visit YabuPushelberg.com to see the work the firm does and follow its media with an eye for Thornton’s work.
47 minutes | Oct 22, 2019
S1 E5 – Put Some Cork in It with Sonny Jelinek
The Student Lounge is going somewhere it's never gone before: to the fascinating world of cork. Trish talks to Sonny Jelinek, the director of the 164-year-old Jelinek Cork Group, and asks about what makes cork special and what applications it has for design. Cork is a special kind of tree bark that, in addition to stopping wine bottles, can be applied to walls and floors and turned into furniture. Check out the Jelinek Cork Group at Jelinek.com and specifically the showroom at Corkhouse.com.
54 minutes | Oct 16, 2019
S1 E4 – The Hospitable Josh Held
This week on the Student Lounge, Trish hosts Josh Held, vice president and entertainment director of Wimberly Interiors. Held graduated from Univeristy of Texas in 1995, and he's been designing hotels, casinos, clubs, restaurants, theaters and more for more than 15 years. He shares some of his varied experience with Trish with a highlight on succeeding in hospitality.
45 minutes | Oct 9, 2019
S1 E3 – Trish’s Internship Experience
Today, on the Student Lounge, Trish's guest is herself from the past. Some listeners have asked about her internship experience over the summer, and she talks all about it.
57 minutes | Oct 2, 2019
S1 E2 – Moore & Giles VP of Marketing Daryl Calfee
This week on the Student Lounge, Trish has a sponsor on the show. Daryl Calfee is the vice president of marketing at Moore & Giles. Moore & Giles is a leather company that works with designers to provide leather for projects ranging from individual pieces of furniture to the interiors of private jets. Calfee explains the process of making leather, describes the different grades of leather designers need to know and answers questions about how the leather industry interacts with the environment. Visit MooreAndGiles.com to see the goods the company produces.
54 minutes | Sep 25, 2019
S1 E1 – The Art-first Creative Process with Kelly Dunn
Welcome back to the new season of The Student Lounge. This week, Trish talks to Kelly Dunn of Fathom Design Company. Dunn talks all about her design philosophy, the confrontational nature of creating, and breaking out of comfort zones. Visit FathomDesignCompany.com to see the sort of projects Dunn does and follow Fathom on Instagram @fathomdesigncompany.
58 minutes | Apr 16, 2019
Bringing Projects to Life With Moss and Al Benner
Welcome back to the Student Lounge where Trish learns everything there is to know about installing live moss walls from Al Benner, president of Verdure Wellness Walls and Moss Acres. His companies create moss products for indoor and outdoor design including self-contained vertical carpets that are shipped dry and then are maintained by just adding water in what looks like a living garden fountain.
56 minutes | Apr 9, 2019
Phyllis Harbinger on the Basics of Feng Shui
n this week's Student Lounge, Phyllis Harbinger to tell Trish about how she incorportates the milennia-old Chinese techniques of feng shui in her professional designs.
43 minutes | Mar 5, 2019
The Human Element of Interior Design with Sepi Monahemi
This week in the Student Lounge, Sepi Monahemi joins Trish to share her 10 years of design experience. Particularly, in this conversation, about how interior designers should work with their clients as people. They talk about how designers can protect themselves legally, how they need to show clients that they care and how to get inspired to design.
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