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Brandon Gaston

In the Design Lounge

Season 5
Coming May, 2024

In the Design Lounge is a digital series of casual conversations with designers and industry leaders. Unexpected and thought-provoking questions coupled with host Brandon Gaston’s vivacious energy provides viewers with insight into the most tantalizing aspects of design.

ABOUT THE HOST

BRANDON GASTON is GRAY’s Senior Digital Content Director, host of GRAY’s In the Design Lounge digital series, and the founder and creative director of PALATTE Agency, a full-service luxury lifestyle marketing agency. 

 

In 2015, Gaston launched LifeSTYLest, an image consulting company for professionals and corporate employees to elevate their wardrobes to the status of their brands. Since then, hes become an award-winning wardrobe stylist, has made numerous television and live event hosting appearances, and has further developed his business around luxury lifestyle marketing. His combined background in fashion, brand strategy, and creative direction, as well as his platform as an influencer and social personality, bestows a unique voice to articulate luxury and design within the digital environment.

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Helping Design Brands Evolve Their Digital Presence & Protect The IP Of Original Design
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Helping Design Brands Evolve Their Digital Presence & Protect The IP Of Original Design

digby co-founders, Andrew Lane & Tessa Bain, dive into the ins & outs of their company's ultimate mission: "partner[ing] with luxury design brands to help evolve their digital presence & protect the IP of original design on the blockchain." New episodes dropping Tuesdays on YouTube, & graymag.com. S4, E5 In the Design Lounge Host: Brandon Gaston For more information: https://www.houseofdigby.com/ Host recorded in studio: The Studio at North Rim In the Design Lounge is a digital series of casual, 1:1 conversations with designers and industry leaders who are making waves in their field. Unexpected and thought-provoking questions coupled with our host's vivacious energy provides viewers with insight into the most tantalizing aspects of design. Guests include leading experts and designers from brands such as Adidas, Google, Microsoft, Schmidt Naturals, Herman Miller, Marvin, Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG), and so many more. . . . CONNECT WITH GRAY ONLINE Visit the GRAY WEBSITE: https://graymag.com/​​ Follow @gray_magazine on INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/gray_magazi... Subscribe to GRAY MAGAZINE: https://graymag.com/magazine/subscrib... Browse GRAY's VIRTUAL DESIGN EXPO: https://graymag.com/eventslanding/vir.... Like GRAY on FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/graymag​​ ABOUT GRAY GRAY connects people, ideas, and initiatives that move design forward. Founded in 2011, GRAY is a woman-owned, independent media company headquartered in Seattle, USA. Comprised of diverse platforms and properties, the brand’s total annual reach exceeds 25 million. Renowned for our extraordinary approach to design and culture, GRAY tells the unique stories of a creative community. Our award-winning, multimedia coverage spans architecture, interiors, design, fashion, and culture across print, digital, audio, and live events. #interiordesign #architecture #design #business #growyourbusiness #metaverse #blockchain #artificialintelligence #GRAYmagazine #designmagazine #ITDL #GRAY
How to Nurture a Growing Business | Tips From Interior Designer Susan Marinello
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How to Nurture a Growing Business | Tips From Interior Designer Susan Marinello

With over 27 years of experience, Susan Marinello, Principal/Design Director, Susan Marinello Interiors, joins us on In the Design Lounge to define the key elements it takes to grow a successful design business. Don't miss these brilliant tips as Susan opens up about being a leader, how to define the voice and language of your brand, and honing your team. New episodes dropping Tuesdays on YouTube, & graymag.com. S4, E4 In the Design Lounge Host: Brandon Gaston Thumbnail Photo By: Aaron Leitz For more information: susanmarinello.com Host recorded in studio: The Studio at North Rim In the Design Lounge is a digital series of casual, 1:1 conversations with designers and industry leaders who are making waves in their field. Unexpected and thought-provoking questions coupled with our host's vivacious energy provides viewers with insight into the most tantalizing aspects of design. Guests include leading experts and designers from brands such as Adidas, Google, Microsoft, Schmidt Naturals, Herman Miller, Marvin, Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG), and so many more. . . . CONNECT WITH GRAY ONLINE Visit the GRAY WEBSITE: https://graymag.com/​​ Follow @gray_magazine on INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/gray_magazi... Subscribe to GRAY MAGAZINE: https://graymag.com/magazine/subscrib... Browse GRAY's VIRTUAL DESIGN EXPO: https://graymag.com/eventslanding/vir.... Like GRAY on FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/graymag​​ ABOUT GRAY GRAY connects people, ideas, and initiatives that move design forward. Founded in 2011, GRAY is a woman-owned, independent media company headquartered in Seattle, USA. Comprised of diverse platforms and properties, the brand’s total annual reach exceeds 25 million. Renowned for our extraordinary approach to design and culture, GRAY tells the unique stories of a creative community. Our award-winning, multimedia coverage spans architecture, interiors, design, fashion, and culture across print, digital, audio, and live events. #interiordesign #design #business #leadership #leadershipskills #businessowner #growyourbusiness #GRAYmagazine #designmagazine #ITDL #GRAY
How Interior Designers Are Using Artificial Intelligence To Expand Their Creative Process
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How Interior Designers Are Using Artificial Intelligence To Expand Their Creative Process

Stewart Horner, Founder and Principal/Designer of Penny Black Interiors, has been jumping-in and experimenting with AI-generated designs for upcoming furniture projects. See how his experience may be valuable in designing for the future. Don't miss a minute of this season's lively conversations! New episodes dropping Tuesdays on YouTube, IG, & graymag.com. S4, E3 In the Design Lounge Host: Brandon Gaston For more information: pennyblackinteriors.com Host recorded in studio: The Studio at North Rim In the Design Lounge is a digital series of casual, 1:1 conversations with designers and industry leaders who are making waves in their field. Unexpected and thought-provoking questions coupled with our host's vivacious energy provides viewers with insight into the most tantalizing aspects of design. Guests include leading experts and designers from brands such as Adidas, Google, Microsoft, Schmidt Naturals, Herman Miller, Marvin, Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG), and so many more. . . . CONNECT WITH GRAY ONLINE Visit the GRAY WEBSITE: https://graymag.com/​​ Follow @gray_magazine on INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/gray_magazi... Subscribe to GRAY MAGAZINE: https://graymag.com/magazine/subscrib... Browse GRAY's VIRTUAL DESIGN EXPO: https://graymag.com/eventslanding/vir.... Like GRAY on FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/graymag​​ ABOUT GRAY GRAY connects people, ideas, and initiatives that move design forward. Founded in 2011, GRAY is a woman-owned, independent media company headquartered in Seattle, USA. Comprised of diverse platforms and properties, the brand’s total annual reach exceeds 25 million. Renowned for our extraordinary approach to design and culture, GRAY tells the unique stories of a creative community. Our award-winning, multimedia coverage spans architecture, interiors, design, fashion, and culture across print, digital, audio, and live events. #interiordesign #design #business #marketing #branding #education #GRAYmagazine #designmagazine #ITDL
Ways To Grow Your Design Business With IIDA's Executive VP + CEO
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Ways To Grow Your Design Business With IIDA's Executive VP + CEO

Bringing valuable advice on marketing, branding, and knowing your worth, Cheryl Durst, Executive VP + CEO of the International Interior Design Association discusses how design is a business which requires the same values and principles as any other. Don't miss a minute of this season's lively conversations! New episodes dropping Tuesdays on YouTube, IG, & graymag.com. S4, E2 In the Design Lounge Host: Brandon Gaston For more information on IIDA: iida.org Host recorded in studio: The Studio at North Rim In the Design Lounge is a digital series of casual, 1:1 conversations with designers and industry leaders who are making waves in their field. Unexpected and thought-provoking questions coupled with our host's vivacious energy provides viewers with insight into the most tantalizing aspects of design. Guests include leading experts and designers from brands such as Adidas, Google, Microsoft, Schmidt Naturals, Herman Miller, Marvin, Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG), and so many more. . . . CONNECT WITH GRAY ONLINE Visit the GRAY WEBSITE: https://graymag.com/​​ Follow @gray_magazine on INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/gray_magazi... Subscribe to GRAY MAGAZINE: https://graymag.com/magazine/subscrib... Browse GRAY's VIRTUAL DESIGN EXPO: https://graymag.com/eventslanding/vir.... Like GRAY on FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/graymag​​ ABOUT GRAY GRAY connects people, ideas, and initiatives that move design forward. Founded in 2011, GRAY is a woman-owned, independent media company headquartered in Seattle, USA. Comprised of diverse platforms and properties, the brand’s total annual reach exceeds 25 million. Renowned for our extraordinary approach to design and culture, GRAY tells the unique stories of a creative community. Our award-winning, multimedia coverage spans architecture, interiors, design, fashion, and culture across print, digital, audio, and live events. #interiordesign #design #business #marketing #branding #education #GRAYmagazine #designmagazine #ITDL
How to harness interior design inspo from fashion, art, and culture. ITDL S4 E1_BRIAN PAQUETTE
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How to harness interior design inspo from fashion, art, and culture. ITDL S4 E1_BRIAN PAQUETTE

An energetic and fun-loving episode chatting with interior designer @brian.paquette_, principal, Brian Paquette Interiors. Don't miss a minute of this season's lively conversations! New episodes dropping Tuesdays on YouTube, IG, & graymag.com. S4 E1 In the Design Lounge Host: Brandon Gaston In the Design Lounge is a digital series of casual, 1:1 conversations with designers and industry leaders who are making waves in their field. Unexpected and thought-provoking questions coupled with our host's vivacious energy provides viewers with insight into the most tantalizing aspects of design. Guests include leading experts and designers from brands such as Adidas, Google, Microsoft, Schmidt Naturals, Herman Miller, Marvin, Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG), and so many more. . . . CONNECT WITH GRAY ONLINE Visit the GRAY WEBSITE: https://graymag.com/​​ Follow @gray_magazine on INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/gray_magazi... Subscribe to GRAY MAGAZINE: https://graymag.com/magazine/subscrib... Browse GRAY's VIRTUAL DESIGN EXPO: https://graymag.com/eventslanding/vir.... Like GRAY on FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/graymag​​ ABOUT GRAY GRAY connects people, ideas, and initiatives that move design forward. Founded in 2011, GRAY is a woman-owned, independent media company headquartered in Seattle, USA. Comprised of diverse platforms and properties, the brand’s total annual reach exceeds 25 million. Renowned for our extraordinary approach to design and culture, GRAY tells the unique stories of a creative community. Our award-winning, multimedia coverage spans architecture, interiors, design, fashion, and culture across print, digital, audio, and live events. #interiordesign #design #ITDL #interiors #art #productdesign #fashion #designbook #GRAYmagazine #designmagazine
Has The Evolution Of Transportation Made The Experience Of Travel Irrelevant?
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Has The Evolution Of Transportation Made The Experience Of Travel Irrelevant?

Portland-based architect and artist, Daniel Kaven, visits The Lounge to discuss his new book, The Architecture of Normal, and how the evolution of transportation has shaped the future of the built environment. S3 E2 In The Design Lounge ABOUT IN THE DESIGN LOUNGE GRAY invites you to pour a beverage and join us In the Design Lounge where we’re mixing business with pleasure over swanky cocktails, casual conversations, and a few fun and games. Host Brandon Gaston visits with guests for an inside look at what drives their creativity, innovation, and success. Speaking with leading experts from brands such as Adidas, Google, Microsoft, BIG, Herman Miller, Chown Hardware, Mutuus Studio, and so many more, each episode focuses on driving design forward. CHEERS TO A BRIGHT FUTURE Season 3 of In the Design Lounge takes a look at how the business of design is shaping the future. GRAY host Brandon Gaston chats with local and international design luminaries to discuss innovations and ideas which are driving the industry forward and proving that design knows no bounds. CONNECT WITH GRAY ONLINE Visit the GRAY WEBSITE: https://graymag.com/​​ Follow @gray_magazine on INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/gray_magazi... Subscribe to GRAY MAGAZINE: https://graymag.com/magazine/subscrib... Browse GRAY's VIRTUAL DESIGN EXPO: https://graymag.com/eventslanding/vir​​... Like GRAY on FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/graymag​​ ABOUT GRAY GRAY explores the global design landscape through compelling and authoritative content around architecture, interiors, landscape, product design, and fashion. Founded in 2011 and based in Seattle, GRAY is a privately-held, woman-owned media company. It is uniquely positioned to offer a different take on the industry from its vantage point in the Pacific Northwest—an extraordinary locale that is both a hotbed of innovation and an enduring proponent of the design movement. Our award-winning, perceptive storytelling focuses on ingenuity and design excellence, and serves to inform and engage readers about the international design scene and to contextualize its influence on contemporary culture.
Designing The Future: BIG Partner Discusses Building On Earth, The Moon, And A Mars Simulation City
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Designing The Future: BIG Partner Discusses Building On Earth, The Moon, And A Mars Simulation City

Jakob Lange - Danish architect and head of the Bjarke Ingels Group special projects division, BIG Ideas - joins us virtually from Copenhagen to discuss his current projects and cutting-edge ideas. With a passion for innovation and an interest in the future of design, Jakob discusses what it’s like to be involved in architectural advancements being made throughout our solar system: from here on Earth to the moon, and even a Mars simulation city. S3 E1 - SEASON PREMIERE In The Design Lounge ABOUT IN THE DESIGN LOUNGE GRAY invites you to pour a beverage and join us In the Design Lounge where we’re mixing business with pleasure over swanky cocktails, casual conversations, and a few fun and games. Host Brandon Gaston visits with guests for an inside look at what drives their creativity, innovation, and success. Speaking with leading experts from brands such as Adidas, Google, Microsoft, BIG, Herman Miller, Chown Hardware, Mutuus Studio, and so many more, each episode focuses on driving design forward. CHEERS TO A BRIGHT FUTURE Season 3 of In the Design Lounge takes a look at how the business of design is shaping the future. GRAY host Brandon Gaston chats with local and international design luminaries to discuss innovations and ideas which are driving the industry forward and proving that design knows no bounds. CONNECT WITH GRAY ONLINE Visit the GRAY WEBSITE: https://graymag.com/​​ Follow @gray_magazine on INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/gray_magazi... Subscribe to GRAY MAGAZINE: https://graymag.com/magazine/subscrib... Browse GRAY's VIRTUAL DESIGN EXPO: https://graymag.com/eventslanding/vir​​... Like GRAY on FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/graymag​​ ABOUT GRAY GRAY explores the global design landscape through compelling and authoritative content around architecture, interiors, landscape, product design, and fashion. Founded in 2011 and based in Seattle, GRAY is a privately-held, woman-owned media company. It is uniquely positioned to offer a different take on the industry from its vantage point in the Pacific Northwest—an extraordinary locale that is both a hotbed of innovation and an enduring proponent of the design movement. Our award-winning, perceptive storytelling focuses on ingenuity and design excellence, and serves to inform and engage readers about the international design scene and to contextualize its influence on contemporary culture.
Colin & Justin Discuss The Importance Of Hospitality Design, Escapology, & Social Media Strategy.
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Colin & Justin Discuss The Importance Of Hospitality Design, Escapology, & Social Media Strategy.

Scottish designers, Colin and Justin, join us virtually from Nova Scotia to discuss their book, Escapology, their new adventure in hotel ownership, and a long-standing career in design and television. S2 E10 - SEASON FINALE In the Design Lounge Thumbnail Image: Cabin Pressure Photo by: Brandon Barre ABOUT IN THE DESIGN LOUNGE GRAY invites you to listen in on what others are doing to rise to the occasion. Join us for In the DESIGN Lounge, a video series of conversations among industry experts exploring the current climate as it relates to the world of business and design. Speaking with leading experts from brands such as Adidas, Google, Microsoft, Schmidt Naturals, Herman Miller, Chown Hardware, Mutuus Studio, and so many more, each episode focuses on how to assess today’s market and adapt in this topsy-turvy environment. In Season 2 of In the Design Lounge, we find ourselves gradually learning how to safely maneuver the "outside world" with the introduction of in-person episodes. As communities begin to open up, GRAY host Brandon Gaston sits down with leaders in the design industry to discuss what's new - and how their innovative concepts survived (and were often inspired by) the challenges of the last year. CONNECT WITH GRAY ONLINE Visit the GRAY WEBSITE: https://graymag.com/​​ Follow @gray_magazine on INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/gray_magazi... Subscribe to GRAY MAGAZINE: https://graymag.com/magazine/subscrib... Browse GRAY's VIRTUAL DESIGN EXPO: https://graymag.com/eventslanding/vir​​... Like GRAY on FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/graymag​​ ABOUT GRAY GRAY connects people, ideas, and initiatives that move design forward. Founded in 2011, GRAY is a woman-owned, independent media company headquartered in Seattle, USA. Comprised of diverse platforms and properties, the brand’s total annual reach exceeds 25 million. Renowned for our extraordinary approach to design and culture, GRAY tells the unique stories of a creative community. Our award-winning, multimedia coverage spans architecture, interiors, design, fashion, and culture across print, digital, audio, and live events. #design #cabindesign #escapology #designtelevision #hospitalitydesign
Former Disney Imagineer Takes Design And Fabrication To The Next Level | S2E9
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Former Disney Imagineer Takes Design And Fabrication To The Next Level | S2E9

With more than 30 years of experience in custom design and fabrication, Mike Dillon, president of Dillon Works!, visits the Lounge to discuss some of his most successful projects, how years as a Disney Imagineer influenced the impeccable quality of his work, and what the future holds. S2 E9 In the Design Lounge Thumbnail Image: Lobby Pods, design by Private Label International Location: The State Hotel ABOUT IN THE DESIGN LOUNGE GRAY invites you to listen in on what others are doing to rise to the occasion. Join us for In the DESIGN Lounge, a video series of conversations among industry experts exploring the current climate as it relates to the world of business and design. Speaking with leading experts from brands such as Adidas, Google, Microsoft, Schmidt Naturals, Herman Miller, Chown Hardware, Mutuus Studio, and so many more, each episode focuses on how to assess today’s market and adapt in this topsy-turvy environment. In Season 2 of In the Design Lounge, we find ourselves gradually learning how to safely maneuver the "outside world" with the introduction of in-person episodes. As communities begin to open up, GRAY host Brandon Gaston sits down with leaders in the design industry to discuss what's new - and how their innovative concepts survived (and were often inspired by) the challenges of the last year. CONNECT WITH GRAY ONLINE Visit the GRAY WEBSITE: https://graymag.com/​​ Follow @gray_magazine on INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/gray_magazi... Subscribe to GRAY MAGAZINE: https://graymag.com/magazine/subscrib... Browse GRAY's VIRTUAL DESIGN EXPO: https://graymag.com/eventslanding/vir​​... Like GRAY on FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/graymag​​ ABOUT GRAY GRAY connects people, ideas, and initiatives that move design forward. Founded in 2011, GRAY is a woman-owned, independent media company headquartered in Seattle, USA. Comprised of diverse platforms and properties, the brand’s total annual reach exceeds 25 million. Renowned for our extraordinary approach to design and culture, GRAY tells the unique stories of a creative community. Our award-winning, multimedia coverage spans architecture, interiors, design, fashion, and culture across print, digital, audio, and live events. #fabrication #installations #design #imagineering
How One Innovative Window And Door Company Is Creating Happier Ways Of Living | ITDL S2 E8
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How One Innovative Window And Door Company Is Creating Happier Ways Of Living | ITDL S2 E8

Jim Hay, Senior Territory Manager at Marvin—a window and door manufacturer known for their boundary-pushing innovations in the industry—visits the Lounge to talk about how the company sees the future, what “happier, healthier living” means to them, and to share his unmatched skills in the art of Yoga. S2 E8 In the Design Lounge Thank you to our episode sponsor, Marvin! Visit marvin.com for more information. Episode recorded on location at: Deep Dive, Amazon Spheres, Seattle deepdiveseattle.com ABOUT IN THE DESIGN LOUNGE GRAY invites you to listen in on what others are doing to rise to the occasion. Join us for In the DESIGN Lounge, a video series of conversations among industry experts exploring the current climate as it relates to the world of business and design. Speaking with leading experts from brands such as Adidas, Google, Microsoft, Schmidt Naturals, Herman Miller, Chown Hardware, Mutuus Studio, and so many more, each episode focuses on how to assess today’s market and adapt in this topsy-turvy environment. In Season 2 of In the Design Lounge, we find ourselves gradually learning how to safely maneuver the "outside world" with the introduction of in-person episodes. As communities begin to open up, GRAY host Brandon Gaston sits down with leaders in the design industry to discuss what's new - and how their innovative concepts survived (and were often inspired by) the challenges of the last year. CONNECT WITH GRAY ONLINE Visit the GRAY WEBSITE: https://graymag.com/​​ Follow @gray_magazine on INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/gray_magazi... Subscribe to GRAY MAGAZINE: https://graymag.com/magazine/subscrib... Browse GRAY's VIRTUAL DESIGN EXPO: https://graymag.com/eventslanding/vir​​... Like GRAY on FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/graymag​​ ABOUT GRAY GRAY connects people, ideas, and initiatives that move design forward. Founded in 2011, GRAY is a woman-owned, independent media company headquartered in Seattle, USA. Comprised of diverse platforms and properties, the brand’s total annual reach exceeds 25 million. Renowned for our extraordinary approach to design and culture, GRAY tells the unique stories of a creative community. Our award-winning, multimedia coverage spans architecture, interiors, design, fashion, and culture across print, digital, audio, and live events. #design #windows #doors #architecture #interiordesign #designmagazine #GRAY #IntheDesignLounge
Meet A Designer Who's Use of Color Has Become A Trademark In His Career. | S2 E7
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Meet A Designer Who's Use of Color Has Become A Trademark In His Career. | S2 E7

After designing over 35 hotels in 6 years within the Graduate Hotels Brand, Andrew Alford, designer and artist, meets us in The Lounge to talk about how he came into the field, life after a major career shift, and where his design path is taking him now. S2 E7 In the Design Lounge Thumbnail Image by: Christian Horan Photography Graduate Providence Designed by: Andrew Alford ABOUT IN THE DESIGN LOUNGE GRAY invites you to listen in on what others are doing to rise to the occasion. Join us for In the DESIGN Lounge, a video series of conversations among industry experts exploring the current climate as it relates to the world of business and design. Speaking with leading experts from brands such as Adidas, Google, Microsoft, Schmidt Naturals, Herman Miller, Chown Hardware, Mutuus Studio, and so many more, each episode focuses on how to assess today’s market and adapt in this topsy-turvy environment. In Season 2 of In the Design Lounge, we find ourselves gradually learning how to safely maneuver the "outside world" with the introduction of in-person episodes. As communities begin to open up, GRAY host Brandon Gaston sits down with leaders in the design industry to discuss what's new - and how their innovative concepts survived (and were often inspired by) the challenges of the last year. CONNECT WITH GRAY ONLINE Visit the GRAY WEBSITE: https://graymag.com/​​ Follow @gray_magazine on INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/gray_magazi... Subscribe to GRAY MAGAZINE: https://graymag.com/magazine/subscrib... Browse GRAY's VIRTUAL DESIGN EXPO: https://graymag.com/eventslanding/vir​​... Like GRAY on FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/graymag​​ ABOUT GRAY GRAY connects people, ideas, and initiatives that move design forward. Founded in 2011, GRAY is a woman-owned, independent media company headquartered in Seattle, USA. Comprised of diverse platforms and properties, the brand’s total annual reach exceeds 25 million. Renowned for our extraordinary approach to design and culture, GRAY tells the unique stories of a creative community. Our award-winning, multimedia coverage spans architecture, interiors, design, fashion, and culture across print, digital, audio, and live events. #hoteldesign #interiordesign #hospitality #design #travel #color
Revolutionizing the Travel Experience: How This Hotel Management Co Goes Rogue | S2 E6
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Revolutionizing the Travel Experience: How This Hotel Management Co Goes Rogue | S2 E6

Bashar and Kate of Practice Hospitality visit the lounge to talk about starting a new business during a global pandemic, collaborating with incredible designers, and how they have taken hotel management from a “transactional” experience, to an “emotional” one. S2 E6 In the Design Lounge Special thanks to our location, High Horse in the Bidwell Marriott Portland. Thumbnail Image by: Michael Kleinberg Hotel Colee Poolside Designed by: Andrew Alford, Andrew Alford Collective ABOUT IN THE DESIGN LOUNGE GRAY invites you to listen in on what others are doing to rise to the occasion. Join us for In the DESIGN Lounge, a video series of roundtable conversations among industry experts exploring the current climate as it relates to the world of business. Speaking with leading experts from brands such as Adidas, Google, Microsoft, Schmidt Naturals, Herman Miller, Chown Hardware, Mutuus Studio, 19th & Park, and so many more, each episode focuses on how to assess today’s market and adapt in this topsy-turvy environment. CONNECT WITH GRAY ONLINE Visit the GRAY WEBSITE: https://graymag.com/​​ Follow @gray_magazine on INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/gray_magazi... Subscribe to GRAY MAGAZINE: https://graymag.com/magazine/subscrib... Browse GRAY's VIRTUAL DESIGN EXPO: https://graymag.com/eventslanding/vir​​... Like GRAY on FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/graymag​​ ABOUT GRAY GRAY connects people, ideas, and initiatives that move design forward. Founded in 2011, GRAY is a woman-owned, independent media company headquartered in Seattle, USA. Comprised of diverse platforms and properties, the brand’s total annual reach exceeds 25 million. Renowned for our extraordinary approach to design and culture, GRAY tells the unique stories of a creative community. Our award-winning, multimedia coverage spans architecture, interiors, design, fashion, and culture across print, digital, audio, and live events. #hotel #management #design #travel
Xbox designer reveals his inspiration for Microsoft's latest gaming hardware. | S2 E5
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Xbox designer reveals his inspiration for Microsoft's latest gaming hardware. | S2 E5

Microsoft designer, Carl Ledbetter, brings his creative thinking to the lounge to discuss his work on the new design-savvy Xbox Series X & S, what he considers to be the biggest accomplishment of his career, and the unexpected forms of design which have had a major impact on his work. S2 E5 In the Design Lounge Special thanks to our location, Mountaineering Club in the Graduate Hotel Seattle! ABOUT IN THE DESIGN LOUNGE GRAY invites you to listen in on what others are doing to rise to the occasion. Join us for In the DESIGN Lounge, a video series of roundtable conversations among industry experts exploring the current climate as it relates to the world of business. Speaking with leading experts from brands such as Adidas, Google, Schmidt Naturals, Herman Miller, Chown Hardware, Mutuus Studio, 19th & Park, and so many more, each episode focuses on how to assess today’s market and adapt in this topsy-turvy environment. CONNECT WITH GRAY ONLINE Visit the GRAY WEBSITE: https://graymag.com/​​ Follow @gray_magazine on INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/gray_magazi... Subscribe to GRAY MAGAZINE: https://graymag.com/magazine/subscrib... Browse GRAY's VIRTUAL DESIGN EXPO: https://graymag.com/eventslanding/vir​​... Like GRAY on FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/graymag​​ ABOUT GRAY GRAY connects people, ideas, and initiatives that move design forward. Founded in 2011, GRAY is a woman-owned, independent media company headquartered in Seattle, USA. Comprised of diverse platforms and properties, the brand’s total annual reach exceeds 25 million. Renowned for our extraordinary approach to design and culture, GRAY tells the unique stories of a creative community. Our award-winning, multimedia coverage spans architecture, interiors, design, fashion, and culture across print, digital, audio, and live events. #xbox #design #gaming #gamer #console #gameconsole #productdesign #hardwaredesign
When DESIGN meets ACTIVISM | ITDL S2 E4
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When DESIGN meets ACTIVISM | ITDL S2 E4

In a competition for ideas to repurpose retired Portland light rail cars, The Afro-Village Trains concept won the People’s Choice award. LaQuida Landford, founder of the AfroVillage movement, and Marta Petteni, designer, join us in the lounge to talk about their collaboration on the project, which focuses on supporting homeless individuals of the BIPOC community. Special thanks to our location, The Sentinel Hotel, Portland, OR! ABOUT IN THE DESIGN LOUNGE GRAY invites you to listen in on what others are doing to rise to the occasion. Join us for In the DESIGN Lounge, a video series of roundtable conversations among industry experts exploring the current climate as it relates to the world of business. In Season 2 of In the Design Lounge, we find ourselves gradually learning how to safely maneuver the "outside world" with the introduction of in-person episodes. As communities begin to open up, GRAY host Brandon Gaston sits down with leaders in the design industry to discuss what's new - and how their innovative concepts survived (and were often inspired by) the challenges of the last year. CONNECT WITH GRAY ONLINE Visit the GRAY WEBSITE: https://graymag.com/​​​ Follow @gray_magazine on INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/gray_magazi...​ Subscribe to GRAY MAGAZINE: https://graymag.com/magazine/subscrib...​ Browse GRAY's VIRTUAL DESIGN EXPO: https://graymag.com/eventslanding/vir​​​... Like GRAY on FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/graymag​​​ ABOUT GRAY GRAY connects people, ideas, and initiatives that move design forward. Founded in 2011, GRAY is a woman-owned, independent media company headquartered in Seattle, USA. Comprised of diverse platforms and properties, the brand’s total annual reach exceeds 25 million. Renowned for our extraordinary approach to design and culture, GRAY tells the unique stories of a creative community. Our award-winning, multimedia coverage spans architecture, interiors, design, fashion, and culture across print, digital, audio, and live events. #design​ #activism​ #AfroVillage​​​ #growth​​​ ​​​#future​​​ #GRAY #architecture​​​ #interiors​​​ #design​​​ #fashion​
WTF Buildings in Portland and their unexpected designer!
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WTF Buildings in Portland and their unexpected designer!

S2 E3 CONTENT RATING [L] MATURE LANGUAGE Owner of Guerrilla Development, Kevin Cavenaugh, brings a new perspective to commercial real estate development when he visits the Lounge to discuss his affinity for taking risks, the mindset of "failing up," and how the equitable structure of his company is a proven success. ABOUT IN THE DESIGN LOUNGE GRAY invites you to listen in on what others are doing to rise to the occasion. Join us for In the DESIGN Lounge, a video series of roundtable conversations among industry experts exploring the current climate as it relates to the world of business. Speaking with leading experts from brands such as Adidas, Google, Schmidt Naturals, Herman Miller, Chown Hardware, Mutuus Studio, 19th & Park, and so many more, each episode focuses on how to assess today’s market and adapt in this topsy-turvy environment. CONNECT WITH GRAY ONLINE Visit the GRAY WEBSITE: https://graymag.com/​​ Follow @gray_magazine on INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/gray_magazi...​ Subscribe to GRAY MAGAZINE: https://graymag.com/magazine/subscribe/​​ Browse GRAY's VIRTUAL DESIGN EXPO: https://graymag.com/eventslanding/vir​​... Like GRAY on FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/graymag​​ ABOUT GRAY GRAY connects people, ideas, and initiatives that move design forward. Founded in 2011, GRAY is a woman-owned, independent media company headquartered in Seattle, USA. Comprised of diverse platforms and properties, the brand’s total annual reach exceeds 25 million. Renowned for our extraordinary approach to design and culture, GRAY tells the unique stories of a creative community. Our award-winning, multimedia coverage spans architecture, interiors, design, fashion, and culture across print, digital, audio, and live events. #design #architecture #developer #portland​​ #business​​ #architecture​​ #interiors​​ #design​​ #fashion
Have you tried this unique shopping experience in Portland?
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Have you tried this unique shopping experience in Portland?

S2 E2 Design photographer Christopher Dibble visits the Lounge to discuss his Portland-based Window Shop project, cultivating a unique shopping experience, and what it's like to see everyday life through "layers of glass." Special thanks to our location, The Walter House PDX. ABOUT IN THE DESIGN LOUNGE GRAY invites you to listen in on what others are doing to rise to the occasion. Join us for In the DESIGN Lounge, a video series of roundtable conversations among industry experts exploring the current climate as it relates to the world of business. Speaking with leading experts from brands such as Adidas, Google, Schmidt Naturals, Herman Miller, Chown Hardware, Mutuus Studio, 19th & Park, and so many more, each episode focuses on how to assess today’s market and adapt in this topsy-turvy environment. CONNECT WITH GRAY ONLINE Visit the GRAY WEBSITE: https://graymag.com/​​ Follow @gray_magazine on INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/gray_magazi...​ Subscribe to GRAY MAGAZINE: https://graymag.com/magazine/subscribe/​​ Browse GRAY's VIRTUAL DESIGN EXPO: https://graymag.com/eventslanding/vir​​... Like GRAY on FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/graymag​​ ABOUT GRAY GRAY connects people, ideas, and initiatives that move design forward. Founded in 2011, GRAY is a woman-owned, independent media company headquartered in Seattle, USA. Comprised of diverse platforms and properties, the brand’s total annual reach exceeds 25 million. Renowned for our extraordinary approach to design and culture, GRAY tells the unique stories of a creative community. Our award-winning, multimedia coverage spans architecture, interiors, design, fashion, and culture across print, digital, audio, and live events. #design #photographer #windowshop​​ #growth​​ #business​​ #pandemic​​ #COVID​​-19 #future​​ #architecture​​ #interiors​​ #design​​ #fashion