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For the first time ever, we have a true designer on the show. Brian Graham is an interior designer turned furniture designer who uses his unique view of space to create truly customizable pieces. Listen as he shares more about the design process and his thoughts on the future of commercial furniture.
Inspiration can strike anywhere, at any time. Which is why Brian keeps a sketchbook near him at all times. His goal is to create furniture that has clean lines, is functional, and is still beautiful, and he definitely succeeds.
Listen in as he shares all of his tips and insider tricks regarding design and why he thinks commercial solutions in residential areas are going to be huge for the industry. Brian’s experience, expertise, and obvious love of his work is amazing to hear. If you’ve ever wondered about the design process, you won’t want to miss out on this conversation.
In this episode:
[02:18] Welcome to the show, Brian!
[02:31] Brian shares his background and what he does now.
[07:22] Learn about the design process he goes through when he creates furniture.
[10:05] Where he gets the inspiration for his designs.
[17:21] The design process doesn’t take as long as you think because it’s just a small part of the complete product.
[20:30] “The design, the presentation and their acceptance of it is the beginning.”
[25:48] Why he likes to design tables and what has him working with more upholstery.
[27:04] Brian chats about his love of working with aluminum.
[30:54] Listen as Brian discusses some issues he has today.
[38:17] His advice for an inspiring interior designer/inspiring product designer that would help them move their career forward.
[42:16] Check out the NeoCon Conference.
[44:10] Thank you for being on the show!
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