Episode 39 – Design with Stone

Stone design has many facets including interior and exterior. You will have a hard time finding someone who has worked on more signature interior design projects than this weeks guest. Dawn Carroll has been involved in stone design for many years. She has has travelled the world finding some of the most exclusive and uniques […]

Episode 38 – The Recycled Granite Company

Recycled products and green products are very popular in interior and exterior design. The problem is that some of these products are not very appealing and functional. This week we have you covered. Our guest is Julie Rizzo. She is an American success story. Julie had an idea on taking reclaimed cut off countertop material […]

Episode 37 – The Art of the Pool

Pools are a very hot commodity in today’s outdoor living world. Consumers today want more than just a pool. Most designs include all the extras like cooking, outdoor lighting, high end furniture and some kind of fire element. Our guest this week is Howard Roberts owner of Liquidscape located in New Jersey. Howard has been […]

Episode 36 – Thin Veneer and Veneer Stone

Michael Buechel is the owner of Buechel Stone out of Wisconsin and North Carolina. They are a family run business that fabricates all kinds of stone products including full bed veneer and thin veneer. We have talked about how thin veneer has changed the masonry and hardscape business over the past fifteen years and Michael […]

Episode 35 – Outdoor Lighting Design

If you are designing any kind of outdoor room, kitchen, pool area, or something in between, outdoor lighting is a must. Today there are so many choices in companies that sell and install outdoor lighting, it can get a bit confusing and sometimes overwhelming. Patrick Harders the owner of Enlightened Lighting and President of Sterling […]

Episode 34 – Bridging the Gap To The Next Generations

This week our guest is Sarah Sladek. Sarah is the CEO of XYZ University. Sarah helps major companies, communities, and groups build a bridge to the next generation. We live in a time where we make a lot of generalizations about the next generation based on a few examples. Sarah helps open our eyes to […]

Episode 33 – Wine Cellars with Curt Dahl

Curt Dahl is the co-owner of Joseph and Curtis Custom Wine Cellars in the New York City area. He specializes in both residential and commercial high end wine cellar designs and installation. If you are interested in having your own personal wine cellar Curt is your guy. He has built some of the most creative […]

Episode 31- Arboriculture

Taking care of the trees and shrubs on your property it not always just for aesthetics. Dying or damaged trees near your home or office can cause serious damage to life and property. We are joined by Brendan McCarthy, a graduate of the Stockbridge program at UMASS Amherst and expert Arborist to discuss signs of dying […]

Episode 30- Water Features with Kip Northrup

There is nothing like adding a water feature when designing an outdoor room, home or office space. This week we are joined by the owner of one of the leaders in the water feature market, Kip Northrup from Blue Thumb.