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SpeakEasy podcast series

The SBID has teamed up with Pierrus Agency to launch the new ‘SpeakEasy’ podcast series where we’ll be sitting down for insightful and thought-provoking conversations with leading design professionals across the field of interior design, from international interior designers to innovative product suppliers to uncover their unique perspectives on the industry, the key factors driving industry change, and what they intend to do about it!

SBID Podcast
Grant Pierrus

Co-hosted by Grant Pierrus, founder of Pierrus Agency.

With the first episode featuring SBID founder, Dr Vanessa Brady OBE, Grant sits down to get candid over a coffee with some of the biggest names in the interior design industry. Upcoming episodes will feature the talented founders of Hill House Interiors, Helen Bygraves and Jenny Weiss, as well as director of Life Kitchens, Oliver Stephenson.

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Episode Six

Following on from Geoff Wilkinson’s first appearance on the SpeakEasy podcast, this episode revisits the topic of garage conversions as Vanessa Brady presents a series of key conversion questions to be addressed.

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Episode Five

In this episode of the SpeakEasy podcast, host Grant Pierrus talks business and sustainability in interior design with entrepreneur and founder of The Graphene Company, trading an innovative line of natural, ecological paints.

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Episode Four

Our host Grant Pierrus catches up with Oli Stephenson, founder and director of Life Kitchens. Oli shares his experiences of running a kitchen showroom business in the wake of the coronavirus, and how the implications of the pandemic will continue to affect the future of the sector.

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Episode Three

SBID founder, Vanessa Brady, talks garage conversions with Geoff Wilkinson, Managing Director of Wilkinson Construction Consultants. Discussing the important factors to consider if you’re thinking of turning an old garage into a usable office space!


Episode Two

The second episode features a candid conversation with founders of Hill House Interiors, Helen Bygraves and Jenny Weiss, sharing their perspectives on the deeper lifestyle implications of Covid-19 and how this is impacting interior design.


Episode One

The first episode in the new SpeakEasy series features a conversation with Dr Vanessa Brady OBE, founder of SBID, where she sheds light on how climate change is effecting the interior design and construction industries.

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