5 episodes

Erin Lilly, KOHLER Design Studio Manager, speaks with global architects and designers about the ideas that are shaping the spaces in which we spend our time. In our first season, we explore the Dimensions of Wellbeing, which contends that design is foundational to wellbeing (and vice versa).

Studio KOHLER Presents: By Design Studio KOHLER

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Erin Lilly, KOHLER Design Studio Manager, speaks with global architects and designers about the ideas that are shaping the spaces in which we spend our time. In our first season, we explore the Dimensions of Wellbeing, which contends that design is foundational to wellbeing (and vice versa).

    NYCxDesign Episode 3: Design for Community

    NYCxDesign Episode 3: Design for Community

    Hosted by Debbie Millman with Michael Chen, Principal of Michael K. Chen Architecture and Co-Founder of Design Advocates, and Walei Sabry, Digital Accessibility of NYC Department of Information Technology and Telecommunication, this conversation focuses on issues around inclusive design and innovative design strategies that can reshape the way we navigate our city. 

    • 33 min
    NYCxDesign Episode 2: Design for Wellbeing

    NYCxDesign Episode 2: Design for Wellbeing

    Hosted by Debbie Millman with guests Laura Kohler, SVP – HR, Stewardship & Sustainability at Kohler Co., and Suchi Reddy, Founder of Reddymade Architecture & Design, this discussion centers on design led by style and design led by feeling, and how thoughtfully designed spaces impact mental health. 

    • 33 min
    NYCxDesign Episode 1: Design for Environment

    NYCxDesign Episode 1: Design for Environment

    Hosted by Debbie Millman featuring guests Claire Weisz, Founding Principal of WXY, Jonathan Cropper, Managing Partner and Founder of Futurlogic, and Laura Kohler, SVP – HR, Stewardship & Sustainability at Kohler Co., this episodes explores how designers can reimagine and reinvigorate conversations around sustainability to lead radical change. 

    • 31 min
    Reflecting on Dimensions of Wellbeing with Casey Flanagan

    Reflecting on Dimensions of Wellbeing with Casey Flanagan

    Casey Flanagan – Kohler’s Director of Brand Strategy and Consumer Insights – joins Erin for a look back at season 1 of Studio KOHLER Presents: By Design. They discuss the value of shared understanding, the “zeitgistiness” of Wellness Architecture, and the widespread benefits of designing for differences.

    • 38 min
    Behind the Wellness Kitchen with Vera Iconica Archiecture’s Veronica Schreibeis Smith

    Behind the Wellness Kitchen with Vera Iconica Archiecture’s Veronica Schreibeis Smith

    Veronica Schreibeis Smith – Founding Principal of Vera Iconica Architecture and Chair of the Wellness Architecture Initiative at the Global Wellness Institute – joins us to talk about designing buildings that promote health and wellbeing. We start with Vera Iconica’s Wellness Kitchen, and the ways in which kitchen design can promote healthier eating habits. Erin and Veronica then discuss well-washing, and Veronica shares the top three architectural factors influencing our wellbeing. 

    • 39 min

Customer Reviews

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Tjws ,

Great first episode!

Creating inclusive workplaces is an important topic. Komal’s insight on designing for a neurodiverse workforce is both interesting and important.

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