Episodes
Courteney Cox isn’t just a world-famous actor, director, and producer—she’s also a bit of a real-life Monica, thanks to Homecourt, her line of cleaning supplies and candles that smells every bit as luxurious as it looks. Listen in as she shares her preparty hack for when, say, Elton John is coming over for dinner; what she did when she realized her house was haunted; her trick for picking out a sofa you’ll love forever; and who, in her opinion, was the messiest castmate on Friends. Learn more...
Published 10/06/22
Shavonda Gardner is an interior designer who creates spaces that are highly beautiful but also highly functional—maybe that has to do with the fact that she lives in a 1,200-square-foot bungalow with her wife, two kids, and a 120-pound Great Dane named Callie. So it makes sense that her blog, SG Style, brims with inspirational ideas. Listen in as she shares her tricks for maximizing small homes and why she’ll never have all-white walls. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...
Published 09/29/22
Published 09/29/22
In the first episode of our second season, food personality Molly Baz, author of the best-selling Cook This Book, and spatial designer Ben Willett share all the secrets behind their food-themed Altadena, California, home, from the Caesar salad bathroom marble to the butter yellow kitchen cabinets. (You may have seen them in Domino’s Fall digital issue?) Listen in as the married pair talk about how they work together in harmony and why, when it comes to projects, they had to get comfortable...
Published 09/22/22
Furniture designer Eny Lee Parker first took over our collective Instagram feeds in 2018 with her now ubiquitous U-shaped OO Lamp, which has appeared in the homes of such people as Sarah Sherman Samuel and Christian Siriano. From her studio in Queens, New York, Parker and her team continue to churn out the chicest totemic ceramic lighting and furniture—but in true rebel fashion, she says she’s more focused on maintaining a happy staff and giving back to her community than just making...
Published 09/01/22
There’s no other way to say it: Beth “Bephie” Birkett is insanely cool. She runs her own creative design studio called Bephie, which has collaborated with brands like Nike and Jordan, and along with her husband, she co-owns Union, a streetwear institution in Los Angeles. Together with their sons, they live in a prismatic home that shows off their personal style—hello, bright blue sunroom—and an impressive Black art collection. (Maybe you saw it in Domino’s Summer digital issue?) Listen in as...
Published 08/25/22
Eva Chen and Tom Bannister are the Internet’s first couple: Chen is head of fashion partnerships at Instagram and a best-selling author—and before that she was editor in chief of Lucky magazine. Bannister is a creative director and entrepreneur who makes the most delicious granola, Tom’s Perfect 10, which had a 17,000-person wait list when it launched last year. Through it all, they’ve never strayed from being unapologetically authentic. Together with their three children, they split their...
Published 08/18/22
In our season finale, Ashley Graham proves that her rebellious nature extends far beyond the runway. Not only has she fearlessly led a body-positivity revolution and redefined the word supermodel, she’s a mother of three boys (that includes twins!) and a new homeowner who just put a stylish spin on her lush backyard thanks to Affirm. Listen in to hear why she made the move from Brooklyn to the burbs, how she keeps a beige sofa clean with kids, and where she shops for discount pool...
Published 08/04/22
You’ve probably seen Ryan Norville aka @OatCinnamon’s otherworldly floral creations while scrolling through your IG feed. Maybe it was her pearlescent spray-painted stems that caught your eye, or a neon-colored installation at an event for one of your favorite brands—her arrangements aren’t easily forgotten. Listen in as we chat about how she went from cleaning buckets to designing florals full-time, the vintage Esty find she definitely paid too much for, and the trick to keeping your bodega...
Published 07/28/22
If you’re a design lover (or just a person in the world), you have surely seen Ellen Van Dusen’s bold, geometric work hanging from towel racks or adorning beds. (At Domino, we’ve photographed the Dusen Dusen quilted bedding set more times than we can count!) Last year, The New York Times’s T magazine named her one of the 12 talents shaping the design world, and her company’s sample sales draw lines around the block—and then some. Tune in as we learn about why she didn’t go to design school,...
Published 07/21/22
Interior designer Tiffany Howell is no stranger to working with big names. She got her start in the music industry, where she produced videos for Britney Spears and Jennifer Lopez. Then in 2016 she launched her design studio, Night Palm, and since then has spun her signature style (think: soulful vintage and lots of glam) into the homes of actress Laura Harrier, basketball player Klay Thompson, and screenwriter-producer Mara Brock Akil, among others. Listen in as we chat about collaborating...
Published 07/14/22
Katie Sturino is as rebellious as they come. She’s the founder of Megababe, a company near and dear to our hearts (and armpits and inner thighs), and she’s also the author of Body Talk, the body-positivity bible. If you’ve been following her as long as we have, you know that she first gained Internet fame as the mom of Toast the dog. In this episode, she talks about size inclusivity in furniture, her favorite place to find custom curtains, and why she doesn’t care if you don’t like her...
Published 07/07/22
In our first episode of The Rebellious Ones, we’re chatting with Christian Siriano, a fashion and interior designer who knows what he wants in paint colors—and in life. He was the youngest-ever winner of Project Runway. He now runs an über-successful fashion line and dresses people like Billy Porter for the Oscars, Michelle Obama for the DNC, and Oprah Winfrey. During the pandemic, he and his team sewed 2 million masks for essential workers. He also has a furniture and interior design...
Published 06/30/22
What is a rebel? Is it someone who paints a room all black? Or is it a person who engages in tiny acts of resistance every day? Wait—am I a rebel?    Join me, Julie Vadnal, Domino’s deputy editor, for Design Time: The Rebellious Ones, where I try to answer those questions and so many more. This season, starting in June, I’m going to be talking to rebels—the out-of-the-box thinkers who put their creative stamp on our world, whether they work in design, fashion, or even food.    Each week,...
Published 06/15/22
You know a Jonathan Adler piece when you see it. If you close your eyes, you can envision his original classic white vase—you know the one, covered in lips. With cheeky decorative goods, including his self-described groovy lighting and medicinal canisters, as well as statement-making velvet sofas, Jonathan’s work screams “having fun with glamour.”  Since expanding his brand worldwide, his modern, kitschy aesthetic has never felt more fresh, especially in a crowded global design marketplace....
Published 11/18/21
Hilton Carter is on a mission to change the way the world thinks about plants. After working as a filmmaker, Hilton discovered the power of plants in Glen Mills, Pennsylvania, while filming a commercial. Since then, he’s incorporated lots of greenery into his living spaces all over America, including Los Angeles, New Orleans, and now Baltimore, where he has just completed a home renovation that includes a sun-filled room specifically for his flora. With three books and a major product...
Published 11/11/21
As a fashion stylist, Beverly Nguyen has become known for her high-low design philosophy and cutting-edge editorial shoots. Having managed the studio of Kate Young, noted stylist to the stars, Beverly has developed an eye for what’s cool, exciting, and next. This past April, she made a foray into interiors and founded Beverly’s, one of New York City’s most stylish homewares boutiques. In this new endeavor, she brings an idiosyncratic point of view to home goods. The selection merges...
Published 11/04/21
​​You likely know Bobby Berk as the resident design expert and Emmy-nominated host of Netflix’s Queer Eye, but he’s actually been cultivating his style for decades with stints at Bed Bath & Beyond and Restoration Hardware. Today he runs his own bespoke interior design practice for residential, commercial, and hospitality clientele and has teamed up with A.R.T. Furniture and Tempaper to launch exclusive designs. Listen in as Bobby reveals his special secret sauce for doing it all and how...
Published 10/28/21
For Heather Taylor, creating a beautiful table isn’t so much about the items on top of it as it is the feeling. After noticing a lack of tasteful linens on the market, she returned to her knitting roots in 2013 and began making her own textiles, which now grace the tables of the chicest dinner parties and are stocked in beautiful home shops around the world, including her own brick-and-mortar space in Los Angeles. With new collaborations with West Elm, Clare V., and Dôen, Heather Taylor...
Published 10/21/21
You likely know Jordan Ferney from the delightful party shop and website Oh Happy Day!, as well as the innovative and ’gram-worthy color experience Color Factory. Her unique approach to design stands out from the pack—and she introduces clever decorating hacks in her very own Domino column. Surrounded by an abundance of creative DIY projects and vintage finds, Jordan shares her studied tips for sourcing out-of-the-box pieces that express her personal style and her unconventional wisdom, which...
Published 10/14/21
In design, the top tastemakers know that good style has the power to create the next big thing. Domino’s new Design Time podcast, Trending Forward, is all about people who push the limits of what exists to create something new and better, something that ignites a spark in others. Join me, Domino contributing editor Ben Reynaert, for a special series that will take you on a journey to what’s next. From sourcing exciting new products to discovering unexpected color palettes, we’ll get the...
Published 10/07/21
Aya Kanai’s distinct style and perspective comes from years of working at some of fashion’s most exciting publications and brands, and her creative approach leans on her decisive instinct that’s as artful as it is personal. By leveraging her experience first as an editor on the launch team at Teen Vogue and then at such magazines as Nylon and Cosmopolitan—and more recently as editor in chief at Marie Claire—in her new role as Pinterest’s head of content and creator partnerships has put Aya at...
Published 07/22/21
Ellen Bennett likes to speak in mantras. As founder and CEO of apron and kitchen accessories company Hedley & Bennett, Ellen has had an incredibly inspiring path to success. Her new book, Dream First, Details Later: How to Quit Overthinking & Make It Happen!, is for all the entrepreneurs out there who have dared to dream. It’s a fresh take on a business book, crafted with the tone of your friend giving you a pep talk, and it’s packed with sage advice, vibrant illustrations, and frank...
Published 07/15/21
JJ Martin has created a brand and a life that radiate color. Her expressive collection, La DoubleJ, includes ready-to-wear, accessories, home, bedding, and tabletop. It is a dynamic reflection of JJ’s life in Italy and the evolution of her very personal journey to success. She launched her business from Milan, selling vintage fashion and accessories, alongside her career as an American journalist reporting on fashion, design, and travel for a hit list of the best international publications....
Published 07/08/21
Carmeon Hamilton has had a big year: winning HGTV’s Design Star: Next Gen, landing her own TV show, and taking on so many exciting new projects with her interior clients and brands. Big green energy and plants are a huge part of Carmeon’s work—she incorporates them into almost every project, and on- and offscreen she creates spaces that are personal, layered, highly curated, and alive! At the core of her design practice, Nubi Interiors, is the passion for creating spaces that are a true...
Published 07/01/21