Business of Home's host Dennis Scully interviews thought leaders, entrepreneurs, and creatives about the changes and challenges facing the interior design community.
Robert Couturier's charmed career
Interior designer and architect Robert Couturier discusses why he likes to have friends as clients, why he never got into product licensing, and whether interior design as a profession will live on.
An online furniture brand with a twist—it's for designers only
With a focus on e-commerce and no showrooms or traveling reps, at first glance Saltwolf looks like any number of online furniture startups. But there’s a twist: it’s a to-the-trade company founded by interior designers for interior designers only.
Can Farrow & Ball grow while keeping what makes it special?
The leadership team at British paint maker Farrow & Ball talk about their quest to highlight Farrow & Ball as a performance option, that SNL sketch, and the challenge of preserving the brand’s heritage while reaching out to new audiences.
Eric Edelson of Fireclay Tile on the 'Jerry Maguire' moment that turned his business around
Eric Edelson, CEO of Fireclay Tile talks about the “Jerry McGuire” moment that led him to completely reinvent his company, a surprising approach to sampling, and why focusing on ethics and sustainability makes good business sense.
The founders of Aphrochic on putting the mission first
The founders of lifestyle and media brand Aphrochic talk about how their growth has been organic—not easy, their new book project, and whether the national reckoning on race will lead to real change in the design industry.
Six months later, how have makers and manufacturers weathered the pandemic?
Leaders from design industry makers and manufacturers share what lessons they've learned from an unprecedented time.