Domino editor in chief Jessica Romm Perez hosts this weekly podcast, which spotlights creative strategies for making your home (and every day) feel more special, personal, and fun—from insider tricks on how to tackle your next renovation project to easy updates that instantly refresh a space—through candid conversations with Domino’s editors and community of experts.
Textile Designer Heather Taylor on the Formula She Uses Every Time She Sets a Table and What Extras She Keeps Stocked in Her Linen Closet
For Heather Taylor, creating a beautiful table isn’t so much about the items on top of it as it is the feeling. After noticing a lack of tasteful linens on the market, she returned to her knitting roots in 2013 and began making her own textiles, which now grace the tables of the chicest dinner parties and are stocked in beautiful home shops around the world, including her own brick-and-mortar space in Los Angeles. With new collaborations with West Elm, Clare V., and Dôen, Heather Taylor Home is poised to become the next great homekeeping brand.
Listen in as Heather shares her clever tips for creating no-fuss centerpieces and how to actually enjoy hosting, as well as her go-to strategies for making entertaining casual, relaxed, and comfortable..
Oh Happy Day!’s Jordan Ferney on Her Love of Quirky Vintage and the Instagram Hack She Uses for 3-D Renderings
You likely know Jordan Ferney from the delightful party shop and website Oh Happy Day!, as well as the innovative and ’gram-worthy color experience Color Factory. Her unique approach to design stands out from the pack—and she introduces clever decorating hacks in her very own Domino column. Surrounded by an abundance of creative DIY projects and vintage finds, Jordan shares her studied tips for sourcing out-of-the-box pieces that express her personal style and her unconventional wisdom, which we can all use in our own design journeys.
Come along as I visit her awe-inspiring and playful New York City home to see firsthand all the amazing work she’s done to the space.
Design Time: Trending Forward Trailer
In design, the top tastemakers know that good style has the power to create the next big thing. Domino’s new Design Time podcast, Trending Forward, is all about people who push the limits of what exists to create something new and better, something that ignites a spark in others.
Join me, Domino contributing editor Ben Reynaert, for a special series that will take you on a journey to what’s next. From sourcing exciting new products to discovering unexpected color palettes, we’ll get the inside scoop from the designers and creatives who are setting the major trends for us all.
Trending Forward is for the curious and design obsessed, and it’s launching October 14. Be sure to subscribe on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or wherever you listen, so you don’t miss a beat.
Aya Kanai on the Shelf Life of a Trend and the Future of Visual Search
Aya Kanai’s distinct style and perspective comes from years of working at some of fashion’s most exciting publications and brands, and her creative approach leans on her decisive instinct that’s as artful as it is personal. By leveraging her experience first as an editor on the launch team at Teen Vogue and then at such magazines as Nylon and Cosmopolitan—and more recently as editor in chief at Marie Claire—in her new role as Pinterest’s head of content and creator partnerships has put Aya at the helm of an exciting new initiative within the company. Pinterest is prioritizing creators, putting people at the heart of the platform and honoring the personalities that drive the ideas and pins that become the trends. And what is the life cycle of a trend? Aya understands what causes a trend to really take off and how to stay ahead of that curve, and she’s always looking for the next big idea. I’m so excited to share my conversation with Aya with all of you.
Ellen Bennett on Dreaming Big and Always Following Your Passion for What’s Next
Ellen Bennett likes to speak in mantras. As founder and CEO of apron and kitchen accessories company Hedley & Bennett, Ellen has had an incredibly inspiring path to success. Her new book, Dream First, Details Later: How to Quit Overthinking & Make It Happen!, is for all the entrepreneurs out there who have dared to dream. It’s a fresh take on a business book, crafted with the tone of your friend giving you a pep talk, and it’s packed with sage advice, vibrant illustrations, and frank and honest accounts of her own journey.
Among other things, Ellen is a talented chef and organizer. And during the pandemic, Hedley & Bennett has sold and donated hundreds of thousands of masks to date. You always learn something when you talk to Ellen, and her passions run deep. I’m so excited to share my conversation with Ellen with all of you.
JJ Martin on Building a World of Pattern and Color, and Using Your Intuition in Vintage Hunting and in Life
JJ Martin has created a brand and a life that radiate color. Her expressive collection, La DoubleJ, includes ready-to-wear, accessories, home, bedding, and tabletop. It is a dynamic reflection of JJ’s life in Italy and the evolution of her very personal journey to success.
She launched her business from Milan, selling vintage fashion and accessories, alongside her career as an American journalist reporting on fashion, design, and travel for a hit list of the best international publications. With an incredible eye for all things vintage and also color-driven, JJ’s collection is joyful and accessible.
In May JJ debuted a fabulous collaboration with Ladurée, including a tea set, apron, and dessert plate adorned with a spectacular tree of life motif. Plus she opened her very first La DoubleJ shop in Milan. More recently, she has incorporated her spiritual practice into her brand, and today we explore how all these things are impacting her collection, the perfect calming pink in her living room, and how to truly hunt for vintage—without breaking the bank. I’m so excited to share my conversation with JJ with all of you.