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S3 E3 – Design Must Haves

This week, Catherine and Garrison talk about those special things and people that they could not live without. Even though they’ve built their businesses on their own talents and abilities, but there are things they need to use them to their fullest and people they need to do the things they can’t.

S3 E2 – What Are Our Best Qualities?

This week, Garrison and Catherine take a half hour to toot their own horns a little and appreciate what aspects of designer life they excel in. They have different experiences and different talents, so they explain where they get their strengths from and how they contribute to their respective businesses.

S3 E1 – Decision-making with Clients

Welcome back to Coast to Coast Design. On the first episode of the new season, Catherine and Garrison chat about making choices alongside clients and making choices in spite of clients thinking they want something else.

If you want to reach out to your hosts, message them on Instagram @coasttocoastdesign.

S2 E12 – Construction Projects vs Decoration Projects

This week on Coast to Coast Design, Catherine and Garrison talk about the different workloads, expectations and troubles associated with taking on projects that involve construction compared against projects that are about only decorating.

S2 E11 – Trends: Love Them or Hate Them

On Coast to Coast Design this week, your hosts discuss how they feel about trends on their way in or out, and what trends they would like to see gain some traction. And a special surprise guest joins Garrison and Catherine to contribute their two cents.

S2 E10 – The Repeat Client is the Ideal Client

This week, Garrison and Catherine talk about their respective clienteles and how much of them is made of repeat clients. The compare the experience of repeat clients with first time clients and jointly appreciate the value of building a working relationship with clients over time.

S2 E9 – Career Firsts

This week, Catherine and Garrison discuss the beginnings of their careers and the strange jobs they took to get the ball rolling.

S2 E8 – Supplement Your Career with Side Gigs

This week, Garrison and Catherine discuss the possibilities a newer designer might have available to them to generate attention, network and get broad experience.

S2 E7 – Shooting Galleries: How to Work with Photographers

Today on Coast to Coast Design, Garrison and Catherine chat about photographers. How do you pick one? How do you decide which shots to get? Drapes always open, right? All these questions and more get answered in this episode.

If you want to add more questions to the conversation, got to @coasttocoastdesign on Instagram and ask your own questions.

S2 E6 – When Do We Stop Working?

This week on Coast to Coast Design, Garrison and Catherine talk about work life balance, whether it’s possible and how they each attempt to get there, whether it’s by setting standards that match company culture or hiring a consultant to create a structure to balance on.

If you want to connect with your hosts, follow @coasttocoastdesign on Instagram and DM questions and comments.