4 episodes

Welcome to the Imagine a Place podcast! Hosted by Doug Shapiro, Imagine a Place is a journal that explores the powerful role that place plays in our lives by gathering and sharing authentic voices, insightful perspectives, and stories of places designed to inspire, support, and connect people.

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    • Design
    • 4.9, 57 Ratings

Welcome to the Imagine a Place podcast! Hosted by Doug Shapiro, Imagine a Place is a journal that explores the powerful role that place plays in our lives by gathering and sharing authentic voices, insightful perspectives, and stories of places designed to inspire, support, and connect people.

    Cheryl Durst (IIDA): What's next for the spaces we design? - Ep.03

    Cheryl Durst (IIDA): What's next for the spaces we design? - Ep.03

    When it comes to the role that place plays in our lives, there are very few on the planet that have spent more time and effort explaining it than Cheryl Durst. Cheryl is CEO of the International Interior Design Association (IIDA) and is widely regarded as one of the design world’s wittiest and wisest personalities. We caught up with Cheryl on a call from her home where she opens up about her childhood, what brings comfort in her life, and what might be next for the spaces that we design.

    Check out the Imagine a Place journal for more stories: https://ofs.com/imagine-a-place/articles

    Learn more about the IIDA and Cheryl Durst: https://www.iida.org/content.cfm/cheryl-durst

    • 29 min
    Juan Carlos Baumgartner (SPACE): Designing for optimism. - Ep. 02

    Juan Carlos Baumgartner (SPACE): Designing for optimism. - Ep. 02

    On this episode, host Doug Shapiro chats with Juan Carlos Baumgartner, where they explore the intersection of optimism and the built environment. Juan Carlos Baumgartner is CEO and founder of Chicago-based Architecture and Design firm SPACE and a jolt of positive vibes and curiosity. Take a listen as Juan Carlos explains how “being a designer means being a positivist” and what we create might just shape who we are.

    Check out the Imagine a Place journal for more stories: https://ofs.com/imagine-a-place/articles

    Learn more about Juan Carlos Baumgartner and SPACE: https://spacemex.com/

    • 27 min
    Angie Lee (FXCollaborative): Are we rewriting our life, work, and design value system? - Ep. 01

    Angie Lee (FXCollaborative): Are we rewriting our life, work, and design value system? - Ep. 01

    Well, this isn't how we imagined launching a podcast, but so much has changed in our world in just a few short weeks that we had to try to start making sense of it all. In this episode, Doug chats with Angie Lee, Partner and Design Director of Interiors for New York’s FXCollaborative. Doug and Angie discuss how this pandemic might force us to rethink our current value system around our life, work, and approach to interior design.

    • 24 min
    Welcome to the Imagine a Place podcast

    Welcome to the Imagine a Place podcast

    Welcome to the Imagine a Place podcast! Hosted by Doug Shapiro, Imagine a Place is a journal that explores the powerful role that place plays in our lives by gathering and sharing authentic voices, insightful perspectives, and stories of places designed to inspire, support, and connect people.

    • 1 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
57 Ratings

57 Ratings

mvandeman1 ,

Inspirational and thoughtfully created!

The podcast is very well done and moderated. Each episode has been full of great content, interesting guests, and thoughtful inspiration and encouragement. It’s easy to listen to and I look forward to hearing more!

Shellbell111 ,

Juan Carlos interview

Loved all of his insight and I agree having a positive outlook on the world creates amazing design ❤️

dpiro42 ,

Creative and insightful people

This industry of designers and makers that bring the built environment to life is full of creative, fun and courageous spirit. They are literally shaping the world we live in. What a great community of voices to inspire us!

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