353 episodes

The Slow Style Home podcast is for you if you don't want your home to look like everyone else's, but you're not sure how to pull of a stylish eclectic look;  if you want to know when to save and when to splurge so you stop wasting time and money, and if you care about the health of our planet and want to get of the disposable decor hamster wheel.   On the show you'll learn about Slow Style, my framework for creating a home you love, without breaking the bank or following the trends, no creative experience necessary.  You'll also hear interviews with some of the most inspiring professionals working in interiors in the US and abroad to inspire and motivate you to start making your dream home right now.  

Slow Style Home Zandra Zuraw

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    • 4.7 • 202 Ratings

The Slow Style Home podcast is for you if you don't want your home to look like everyone else's, but you're not sure how to pull of a stylish eclectic look;  if you want to know when to save and when to splurge so you stop wasting time and money, and if you care about the health of our planet and want to get of the disposable decor hamster wheel.   On the show you'll learn about Slow Style, my framework for creating a home you love, without breaking the bank or following the trends, no creative experience necessary.  You'll also hear interviews with some of the most inspiring professionals working in interiors in the US and abroad to inspire and motivate you to start making your dream home right now.  

    The “No Apologies” Approach to Teaching Design with Bilal Rehman

    The “No Apologies” Approach to Teaching Design with Bilal Rehman

    In this episode, I have a fun conversation with Bilal Rehman, a 23 year old designer making waves in the industry. We discussed the importance of creating personalized spaces that reflect a person's unique style and needs. Bilal shared insights on lighting, mixing metals, and incorporating cultural artifacts. And true to form, Bilal didn’t shy away from sharing his honest opinions on what’s going on in design today! 


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    • 27 min
    Embracing the Dichotomy: Finding Balance Between Minimalism and Maximalism

    Embracing the Dichotomy: Finding Balance Between Minimalism and Maximalism

    Can you be a minimalist and a maximalist at the same time?
    In this episode, I talk about the concepts of minimalism and maximalism. I share my personal experience with decluttering and the conflicting emotions I feel as someone who loves collecting things but also craves simplicity. Throughout the episode, I challenge the traditional definitions of these two styles, exploring the possibility of being both a maximalist and a minimalist. I emphasize the importance of intentional curation and finding balance in one's home. Ultimately, I encourage listeners to define their own style and embrace a mindful approach to their belongings.


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    • 12 min
    How To Get Your Partner On Board: Dana Che on Resolving Relationship Disputes

    How To Get Your Partner On Board: Dana Che on Resolving Relationship Disputes

    During our insightful discussion on the podcast, Dana Che continually emphasized the concept of a "win-win" mentality while dealing with home-related conflicts among couples. Rather than trying to make one partner conform to the other's preferences, Dana offered strategies that encourage understanding, compromise, and finding mutual ground.
    Dana expertly pointed out that navigating home decor conflict is not just about overcoming disagreements over furniture, pull-overs, or wall paint. It's more of a deeper issue that includes respecting each other's preferences. In dealing with disagreements over TV placements, chores or aesthetic choices, the idea is not to find a winner but to create a solution that pleases both parties.
    She offered unique suggestions that encourage a "win-win" scenario in all aspects. For instance, if one partner prefers a dark room for nightly events while the other partner prefers a bright and lively room, she suggests solutions like blackout curtains that can cater to both preferences.
    This "win-win" approach fosters respect and harmony in the relationship. It reinforces the idea that understanding and compromise are crucial for a peaceful living environment. Dana's conversation starters provide another tool to initiate these necessary discussions for couples. Through her advice, it's apparent that when both partners feel heard and respected, the home becomes a peaceful place where everyone's preferences are acknowledged and respected.

    Dana Che Williams is a speaker, marriage and relationship coach, and the host of the Real Relationship Talk podcast where she helps people uncomplicate relationships and build deeper connections. On the podcast, she is known for her graceful candor, humor, and encouraging yet challenging relationship advice. Dana holds a B.A. in communication from Regent University. She shares her life with Shaun, her husband of twenty-four years, their four amazing children, and their “multi-cultural” dog in beautiful Virginia Beach, VA. Connect with her on Instagram @mrsdanache or her website at https://danache.com.


    LINKS
    Instagram @mrsdanache
    Website  https://danache.com
    “Conversation Starters for Couples in Conflict” https://danache.com/conversationstarters
    Podcast https://realrelationshiptalk.com/


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    • 34 min
    Style Fusion: How Mixing Styles Together Helps You Evolve with Chad Graci

    Style Fusion: How Mixing Styles Together Helps You Evolve with Chad Graci

    In this episode of the Slow Style Home podcast, I have a delightful conversation with designer Chad Graci. We discuss defining personal style, blending different styles, and the importance of balance in design. Chad shares his eclectic approach, influenced by travel and a mix of old and new elements. We explore merging styles in our own homes and the importance of investing in quality pieces. We touch on the big impact of tiny design rules like the significance of lighting and paying attention to lampshades. Lastly, we talk about the exciting connectivity and access to the design world through platforms like Instagram. Stay tuned for more inspiring conversations on the Slow Style Home podcast.


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    • 20 min
    Memory Is Created By the Materials You Choose with Lyndsay Caleo Karol of The Brooklyn Home Company

    Memory Is Created By the Materials You Choose with Lyndsay Caleo Karol of The Brooklyn Home Company

    My guest is Lyndsay Caleo Karol, co-founder of The Brooklyn Home Company and co-author of their new book, also called “The Brooklyn Home.” Theirs is a truly unique design/build firm with a distinctive style, drawing inspiration from historical classical architecture, along with the concept of Passive House building. We also dive into the concept of "exchange" in their work, which refers to the interplay between materials, texture, and architecture, as well as the exchange of conversation and connection between the space and the people who inhabit it. I love the way Lyndsay thinks about design as well as the work that The Brooklyn Home Company is producing.  I highly encourage you to check out the show notes page of our website, https://www.slowstylehome.com/lyndsay-caleo-karol to see the gorgeous photos.  
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    • 33 min
    A Fresh Start in the New Year: A Guide to Showing Up In Your Home

    A Fresh Start in the New Year: A Guide to Showing Up In Your Home

    How do you show up in your home? Would I know something about you just by looking around your rooms?  In this episode I discuss the importance of aligning our homes with our personalities, passions, values, and what energizes us. I provide prompts and examples to help you assess how you are currently showing up in your home and suggest ways to make your home more reflective of who you are. This not only means you’ll have a home that’s unlike anyone else’s, you’ll have a home that supports your goals and who you want to become.

    Show Notes Page for This Episode
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    • 21 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
202 Ratings

202 Ratings

María-T ,

Love your podcast

You have given me a new perspective on home decor

Theresa w/ an H ,

Partner on board

Zandra… what a great idea interviewing a relationship expert to coach how to approach decorating your home so both partners are represented

jenny at full circle homes ,

Lovely podcast

Not only were we on this podcast, but I love listening. Zandra is lovely. I am all about slow style and this podcast is thoughtful, organized and fun as well.

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