100 episodes

Welcome to ICONIC HOUR! Hosted by Renee Dee, publisher of digital luxury lifestyle magazine ICONIC LIFE.

ICONIC LIFE, our digital luxury lifestyle magazine, celebrates the art of living beautifully with features on exceptional design, architecture, style, cuisine, luxury travel and living your best life. ICONIC HOUR showcases the vibrant people behind the products, the dreams behind the designs and the innovation behind inspiring ideas.

Our mission is to be the storytellers behind the stuff and curators of the iconic. Beautiful design alongside compelling stories keeps our readers engaged and coming back for more. Join us on our journey to live beautifully. Be ICONIC.

Grab your coffee or a glass of wine, because it's ICONIC HOUR!

ICONIC HOUR Renee Dee

    • Arts
    • 4.9 • 71 Ratings

Welcome to ICONIC HOUR! Hosted by Renee Dee, publisher of digital luxury lifestyle magazine ICONIC LIFE.

ICONIC LIFE, our digital luxury lifestyle magazine, celebrates the art of living beautifully with features on exceptional design, architecture, style, cuisine, luxury travel and living your best life. ICONIC HOUR showcases the vibrant people behind the products, the dreams behind the designs and the innovation behind inspiring ideas.

Our mission is to be the storytellers behind the stuff and curators of the iconic. Beautiful design alongside compelling stories keeps our readers engaged and coming back for more. Join us on our journey to live beautifully. Be ICONIC.

Grab your coffee or a glass of wine, because it's ICONIC HOUR!

    Kimbal Musk | From Tech to Chef

    Kimbal Musk | From Tech to Chef

    Kimbal Musk, a South African chef and restaurateur, is the owner of The Kitchen Restaurant Group, which boasts a variety of restaurants in Colorado and Chicago. As the younger brother of businessman Elon Musk, Kimbal is no stranger to pushing boundaries and taking risks. However, his journey has taken a unique turn towards the food industry.
    In this episode of ICONIC Hour, Musk discusses the challenges that have shaped his culinary journey, from a life-changing injury and years of rehabilitation to living through the tragedy of 9/11. Through all these challenges, his passion for cooking has remained steadfast, serving as a means of connecting and educating people. He has recently launched his first cookbook, "Cooking for Your Community," which embraces a farm-to-table approach to cooking and emphasizes the importance of food as a way of caring for others.
    Listen to this episode of ICONIC Hour to find out more!
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    If you enjoyed today's podcast, I'd be so appreciative if you'd take two minutes to subscribe, rate and review ICONIC HOUR. It makes a huge difference for our growth. Thank you so much for supporting me to do what I do!

    • 46 min
    Holly Hunt | Building a Design Empire

    Holly Hunt | Building a Design Empire

    Holly Hunt is a name that is synonymous with luxury design. In 1983, she opened her first showroom in Chicago showcasing a global assortment of luxury furniture. With a passion for art and architecture, and a strong entrepreneurial spirit, she was able to grow her brand into an emporium of design, having opened 10 showrooms across the United States and one in London. 
    Listen as she shares insights into how she built her empire, from the opening of her first showroom to starting her own signature collections. Holly also shares the delicate balance between her career and her family life, offering a personal glimpse into the world of this ICONIC designer who has helped shape the way we think about luxury design today. Check out the podcast to find out more!
    We invite you to SUBSCRIBE!
    You can find ICONIC LIFE on our website, Instagram, Facebook, or Pinterest.
    Follow Renee on Instagram, Twitter, & Linkedln.
    If you enjoyed today's podcast, I'd be so appreciative if you'd take two minutes to subscribe, rate and review ICONIC HOUR. It makes a huge difference for our growth. Thank you so much for supporting me to do what I do!
     
     

    • 41 min
    Dr. Carrie Bordinko | Reset Your Life

    Dr. Carrie Bordinko | Reset Your Life

    "If you had to create a new medical experience for yourself, what would it look like?”
    This is the exact question Dr. Carrie Bordinko asked herself during the inception of Benessair Health. Dr. Carrie founded Benessair Health to create a premium, total wellness experience for her clients. To do that, she combined both medical facilities as well as science backed alternative treatments that promote total wellness. Couple that with a luxury experience and Benessair Health redefines the possibilities for what a visit to the doctor can be.
    On this episode of ICONIC Hour Renee and Dr. Carrie talk about redefining medicine and combating the root cause with a highly-personalized approach that supports and nurtures the patient. They explore the benefits of science-backed, alternative medicine such as hyperbaric chambers and IV drips and an overall holistic approach to medicine, never underestimating the three pillars of nutritious food, sleep and regular exercise.
    Listen to the podcast to find out more!
    We invite you to SUBSCRIBE!
    You can find ICONIC LIFE on our website, Instagram, Facebook, or Pinterest.
    Follow Renee on Instagram, Twitter, & Linkedln.
    If you enjoyed today's podcast, I'd be so appreciative if you'd take two minutes to subscribe, rate and review ICONIC HOUR. It makes a huge difference for our growth. Thank you so much for supporting me to do what I do!

    • 37 min
    Paul Dahmen | Behind the Canvas

    Paul Dahmen | Behind the Canvas

    Paul Dahmen is the Gallery Director at Markowicz Fine Art’s third location in Laguna Niguel, California. He was inspired to start painting with oil and acrylic paints by the age of nine with the encouragement of his grandmother, who had painted her entire life. However, an artist’s life was not in the cards for him because he could not get through a university drawing class to save his life.
    Dahmen graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in English Literature and Art History from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. He moved to Los Angeles after his studies to work in the film and television industry, and did so for over a decade, with the goal of working in the arts in some capacity in the future.
    Although he couldn’t draw, his passion for the arts never diminished. He decided he would prefer representing artists in a gallery setting to help “connect the dots” between art collectors and artist’s creations. This true passion led him to Laguna Beach to actively pursue his art gallery career.
    We invite you to SUBSCRIBE!
    You can find ICONIC LIFE on our website, Instagram, Facebook, or Pinterest.
    Follow Renee on Instagram, Twitter, & Linkedln.
    If you enjoyed today's podcast, I'd be so appreciative if you'd take two minutes to subscribe, rate and review ICONIC HOUR. It makes a huge difference for our growth. Thank you so much for supporting me to do what I do!

    • 49 min
    Alfonso Verduzco | Authentic Oaxacan Craftsmanship

    Alfonso Verduzco | Authentic Oaxacan Craftsmanship

    Alfonso Verduzco is a Oaxaca native with a profound passion for high-end design and
    construction. With a bachelor's degree in architecture from the University of Colorado
    boulder, he has amounted over 15 years of experience in the realm of high-quality design.
    His designs are a perfect blend of his years of training for some of the most prestigious design brands across Milan, Los Angeles and New York, as well as his desire to stay authentic to his roots, incorporating true Mexican craftsmanship.
    Listen in to learn more about his stunning tile work, upcoming furniture line and the exciting Oaxaca tour he's currently organizing with renowned architect, Mark Candelaria!
    We invite you to SUBSCRIBE!
    You can find ICONIC LIFE on our website, Instagram, Facebook, or Pinterest.
    Follow Renee on Instagram, Twitter, & Linkedln.
    If you enjoyed today's podcast, I'd be so appreciative if you'd take two minutes to subscribe, rate and review ICONIC HOUR. It makes a huge difference for our growth. Thank you so much for supporting me to do what I do!

    • 46 min
    Gary Trudell | Redefining Luxury Sleep

    Gary Trudell | Redefining Luxury Sleep

    Custom Comfort mattress is a Southern California based, family-owned
    business, manufacturing standard and custom mattresses of exceptional quality and
    comfort for nearly three decades. With the finest natural materials, paired with classic upholstery techniques they produce high-quality mattresses that are comfortable, hygienic,
    luxurious, and durable. 
    Gary Trudell, Co-Owner of Cusom Comfort, was raised in the mattress and upholstery industry, working both as a craftsman and in sales.  His goal is to create lasting relationships with his clients by offering the best service from the moment they meet to the moment the installation has taken place.
    We invite you to SUBSCRIBE!
    You can find ICONIC LIFE on our website, Instagram, Facebook, or Pinterest.
    Follow Renee on Instagram, Twitter, & LinkedIn.
    If you enjoyed today's podcast, I'd be so appreciative if you'd take two minutes to subscribe, rate and review ICONIC HOUR. It makes a huge difference for our growth. Thank you so much for supporting me to do what I do!

    • 27 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
71 Ratings

71 Ratings

172685 ,

This podcast is Iconic 🙂

Engaging and insightful! I love learning more about the truly inspirational people behind all things iconic ❤️

Michelle Cambridge ,

Love Listening!

This podcast is inspiring in every way! The guests are all experts in their respective fields with tons of great stories to share. The host has such great energy!

lmlifestyle ,

Cutting edge life + style content

Always look forward to Renee Dee’s interviews and all her content actually. She shares the utmost best tips to living life beautifully, stylishly and consciously. I consider Iconic Life the epitome of cutting edge life + style content.

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