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First Aired - 02/15/2011 03:00PM Download MP3 (Full Episode)
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Grace Bonney of Design*Sponge (and her husband Aaron Coles) stopped by THE FOOD SEEN for some design saavy conversation (and post-taping pizza at Roberta’s). From quitting her day job to building her brand, Grace’s journey through Brooklyn’s design boom has led her allowed her to curate design*sponge full-time. She virtually takes us “in the kitchen with” some of her favorite designers, and salivate over their aesthetic recipe offerings, but also hear how she learned from her mistakes, taking in her honest and cool to approaching to practicing business. Wonder what’s on Grace’s covet list? Well, you’ll have to listen in.


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First Aired - 05/10/2012 11:00AM Download MP3 (Full Episode)
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Eliza Starbuck, freelance designer and mother, joins our hostess Alessandra Iavarone on this week's episode of Growing Good. Today, Alessandra and Eliza are talking about balancing motherhood with a professional career. Tune in to hear about Eliza's dedication to sustainable fashion design, how she had to leave her own company in order to take care of her daughter, and some helpful tips for designing clothes for children. How does Eliza manage to spend time with her daughter amongst all of her work? Tune in to hear about the life of a freelance design mom! This program has been brought to you by Whole Foods.

"In fashion, there's no real sustainability...To me, it was important to source fabrics on the local market."

"Another miracle about having kids is that you go through so many phases that you can mark with the growth of your child and the way they change, and the way that you respond to the phases of theirs."

-- Eliza Starbuck on Growing Good


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First Aired - 01/08/2012 04:30PM Download MP3 (Full Episode)
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This week's conversation on Burning Down the House focuses on the fusion between urban design, architecture, transportation and shape of our cities. Curtis B. Wayne is joined by Mitchell Joachim and Melanie Fessel of Terreform ONE (Open Network Ecology), an Ecological Design Group for Urban Infrastructure, Building, Planning, and Art. Later on the show, the discussion shifts towards the sensitive and heated topic of licensure in architecture. This program was sponsored by White Oak Pastures.

"Pedestrians are the alpha position to explore a city. The foot is the best interface."

--Mitchell Joachim on Burning Down the House

"Infrastructure is not celebrated enough in the United States."

--Melanie Fessel on Burning Down the House


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