Design Salvation

By Dixie Stark & Annie Lundquist

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Welcome to Design Salvation, your lifeline to better design, with Dixie Stark and Annie Lundquist. Join our community of professional designers and design enthusiasts, where we discuss design techniques, working in the design industry, and related topics, while learning from and supporting each other.

Episode Date
Ep. 50 - Beige Debate
28:41

Dixie and Annie dish about their latest drink discovery and recent mini-parties. Their conversation gets interesting with the never-ending designer debate on the color beige.

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Jun 03, 2020
Ep. 49 - Bonus Play-Back
32:41

Dixie and Annie take a recording break for Memorial Day weekend. By popular vote, they chose Episode 31: Navigate Your Style, as their play-back.

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May 27, 2020
Ep. 48 - Book Four and A Little More
24:20

Dixie and Annie reveal book number four, "The Perfect Kitchen" by Barbara Sallick. They record this episode from Annie's kitchen, a perfect backdrop for dishing about this book and their new accountability club.

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May 20, 2020
Ep. 47 - Prudence Is Powerful
31:04

Dixie and Annie dish about the word prudence, a recent word choice Annie found in the Wall Street Journal. The two align on how powerful prudence can be when working on design projects.

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May 13, 2020
Ep. 46 - Friendly Competition & Clever Conversions
31:57

Dixie and Annie start off the episode with a little history regarding their cocktail choice. They dish about projects where unconventional conversions push creative boundaries.

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May 06, 2020
Ep. 45 - Story Time
24:50

Dixie and Annie read one of the many cute stories in a favorite book of theirs by interior designer, Thomas Pheasant. They dish about his story and how we can all relate and respond to similar design experiences.

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Apr 29, 2020
Ep. 44 - Doors for Days
31:26

Dixie and Annie dish about doors and more! They discuss all of the opportunities to make projects interesting with the use of unique options through scale and material choices.

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Apr 22, 2020
Ep. 43 - Book Club, Bottles, & Beverages
25:01

Dixie and Annie reveal book number three while sipping on grapefruit rose cocktails. They dish about their mutual obsession with bottles and their thoughts on how to repurpose and reuse the pretty ones.

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Apr 15, 2020
Ep. 42 - Change is Good
21:31

Dixie and Annie try out a few new beverages before their recording. They dish about change and innovation as they recognize the most recent times will have an impact on our design world.

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Apr 08, 2020
Ep. 41 - Upstairs, Downstairs
27:21

Dixie and Annie talk all things runners, with a focus on stairs. They dish about sizes, edge banding, patterns, and resources.

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Apr 01, 2020
Ep. 40 - SIPS (Shelter In Place Solutions)
27:59

Dixie and Annie finally dish about the current crazy times and offer some simple solutions to the shelter in place orders. They discuss sanitizing, manners, and more while finishing the podcast with Annie under rapid fire!

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Mar 25, 2020
Ep. 39 - Book Two Reveal
28:22

After a slight change of course in the selection, Dixie and Annie dish about their second book in the newly launched Book Club. They dive into some of their favorite quotes and design tips as they reveal this "hot off the press" winner.

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Mar 18, 2020
Ep. 38 - Inspiration, Not Duplication
24:54

Dixie and Annie dish about some of the latest design trends, giving their take on how "throwback" design should be more of an inspiration for new works, rather than a duplication of the past.

For Show Notes, head over to: https://designsalvation.com/shownotes

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Mar 11, 2020
Ep. 37 - Container Talk
27:00

Dixie and Annie dish about containers! They talk shipping and freight then segway into outdoor and indoor options for the home and patio.

WARNING: Again, the ladies had to record remotely and had some technical difficulties. It's been cleaned up as well as possible, but it won't be as pleasant to listen to as it would normally. Sorry!

For Show Notes, head over to: https://designsalvation.com/shownotes

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Mar 04, 2020
Ep. 36 - Outdoor Opportunities
24:21

Dixie and Annie get you ready to think about your outdoor spaces for this spring and summer. They dish about the latest in outdoor furnishings including lighting, umbrellas, and the use of textiles.

WARNING: The ladies had to record this one remotely and had some technical difficulties. It's been cleaned up as well as possible, but it won't be as pleasant to listen to as it would normally. Sorry!

For Show Notes, head over to: https://designsalvation.com/shownotes

To become a Supporting Listener (Become an "Elite Salvationite!"), head over to: https://designsalvation.com/support

Feb 27, 2020
Ep. 35 - Happy Designer, Happy Life
30:45

Dixie and Annie dish about recency bias and how that can really affect future projects. They also discuss a few design hacks and tricks to keep your design mojo going.

For Show Notes, head over to: https://designsalvation.com/shownotes

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Feb 19, 2020
Ep. 34 - Book Club Blastoff
26:15

Dixie and Annie dish about their new book club launch! Sipping raspberry refreshers (a sure Valentine's day fav!), they talk rain and preview the first book for their listeners.

For Show Notes, head over to: https://designsalvation.com/shownotes

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Feb 12, 2020
Ep. 33 - Design Stash
28:53

Dixie and Annie talk about some of the latest shop openings across the country and how to utilize them successfully. They also touch on their pillow thoughts for projects.

For Show Notes, head over to: https://designsalvation.com/shownotes

To become a Supporting Listener (Become an "Elite Salvationite!"), head over to: https://designsalvation.com/support

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Feb 05, 2020
Ep. 32 - Bookcase Banter
28:56

Dixie and Annie share their thoughts on bookcase use and decor. Sipping on a sparkler cocktail, they talk about the balance between beautiful and useful.

For Show Notes, head over to: https://designsalvation.com/shownotes

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Jan 29, 2020
Ep. 31 - Navigate Your Style
32:09

Dixie and Annie dish about one article regarding style which Annie has saved for quite some time. They discuss how fashion influences interiors and the relationship between the two when navigating one's own style.

For Show Notes, head over to: https://designsalvation.com/shownotes

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Jan 22, 2020
Ep. 30 - Beverages, Batching, and Kitchens
35:44

Dixie and Annie rectify the drink issues from the week before and add a few more. They dish about batching tasks and the best considerations for kitchens.

For Show Notes, head over to: https://designsalvation.com/shownotes

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Jan 15, 2020
Ep. 29 - Creamy Drink Fails & Finding Your Beacon
27:32

Dixie and Annie dish about the funny drink fails they had before the show. They continue the discussion about finding the word or beacon that guides you through the year.

For Show Notes, head over to: https://designsalvation.com/shownotes

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Jan 08, 2020
Ep. 28 - Twenty Twenty Vision
28:45

Annie and Dixie dish about the past decade, what's to come in the new decade, and their new year's resolutions for 2020.

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Jan 02, 2020
Ep. 27 - Merry Christmas!
33:07

On Christmas Day, what could be more appropriate than one more episode talking about Christmas decor? Be warned: the ladies had multiple recording malfunctions this time, but we hope you enjoy the episode nonetheless! Merry Christmas!

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Dec 25, 2019
Ep. 26 - Interview with Kim Faison
19:05

Kim Faison from Kim Faison Antiques in Richmond, Virginia, joins Dixie and Annie for this episode. She dishes about her recent restoration project in Richmond and some upcoming plans for her business.

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Dec 18, 2019
Ep. 25 - Happy Outings
30:08

Dixie and Annie dish about their outings to the King Street Makers Market and later to the Red Ticking book-signing, as they mark their "silver" anniversary.

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Dec 12, 2019
Ep. 24 - Holiday Harmony
23:41

Dixie and Annie dish about finding that holiday harmony in everything from trees and ornaments to beverages and fifties. Annie includes her five-minute tree tips.

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Dec 04, 2019
Ep. 23 - Making Space
31:14

Annie and Dixie dish about Annie's upcoming sale and how to create space in our busy, stuff-filled lives.

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Nov 27, 2019
Ep. 22 - Run-Up to the Holidays
27:15

Dixie asks Annie all sorts of questions regarding the upcoming holidays. They dish about their own personal collections and how to display collections tastefully.

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Nov 20, 2019
Ep. 21 - Mad for All Things "Wham!", Dogs, Flowers & Plaid
27:17

Dixie and Annie dish about Dixie's crazy office mess, leading to her week of plaid madness, George Michael's music, and the Tesla dogs. Plus, a little escape to the flower market helps Annie make her home "guest presentable".

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Nov 13, 2019
Ep. 20 - Day trips & Designer Tips
36:16

Dixie and Annie celebrate their 20th episode anniversary with design insights for both young and seasoned designers. A quick day trip to a cute small town highlights the day.

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Nov 06, 2019
Ep. 19 - RANDOM Q&A!
44:39

Annie and Dixie dish about everything from Aunt Minnie, to favorite whites, to favorite apps and upcoming projects, all while sipping on healthy "sassy water".

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Oct 30, 2019
Ep. 18 - Design Tales & Southern Touches
41:11

Dixie and Annie tell some design stories (A.K.A. confessions) and dish about some of their favorite southern touches in the home.

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Oct 23, 2019
Ep. 17 - The ABC's of Aesthetic
37:18

Dixie and Annie discuss the creative plot and how to lead yourself or your clients to a room with heart.

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Oct 16, 2019
Ep. 16 - Ruts, Soups, Pets, & More!
41:58

Annie and Dixie dish about how to get out of a rut through seasonal tweaks to your routine. Pets, travel, and yummy soups can get you excited about fall no matter where you live!

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Oct 09, 2019
Ep. 15 - All Things Paper
39:00

Dixie and Annie dish about their mutual paper obsession. From wallpaper, to stationary to wrapping paper. They can't get enough of paper pretties!

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Oct 02, 2019
Ep. 14 - Integrating Art, Drinking Clementines, & Off to Downtown Abbey!
40:59

Dixie and Annie have decided they should go to Downton Abbey while they sip on Annie's delicious "my funny clementines".

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Sep 25, 2019
Ep. 13 - Clever Sourcing & Buying the Best You Can Afford
38:04

Dixie and Annie visit about their best resourcing experiences and preach the gospel of buying the very best you can afford--or simply waiting til you can!

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Sep 18, 2019
Ep. 12 - New Beginnings, Dreams, & Rapid Fire Q&A
39:02

Annie and Dixie discuss the beginning of new jobs and how forming a good team is so important. They dish about dreams and Annie's latest distraction before the neighborhood gathering. The show wraps with Annie asking rapid-fire questions to Dixie.

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Sep 11, 2019
Ep. 11 - Questions & More, with Lulu
40:08

Dixie and Annie answer listener questions with Lucie before she heads back to college. Lucie chimes in with her young designer perspective as they dish about easy design tricks, cocktails, and more.

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Sep 04, 2019
Ep. 10 - Easy Entertaining & Essentialism
32:02

Annie talks about her friend's easy entertaining style, and then the ladies talk about color palettes and their personal fabric libraries. A little dash of philosophy on essentialism adds to the conversation. (We promise not to bore you!)

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Aug 28, 2019
Ep. 9 - Annie's Magic Scale Translates to Confidence
24:34

Dixie finally makes Sangria for today's show. The two discuss their "always" color crushes, and Annie tells her Skinny story with her magic scale that leads to confidence in design and faking it until you believe it.

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Aug 21, 2019
Ep. 8 - Weddings & Design Crushes
38:10

Dixie and Annie dish about the wedding install Annie did for her niece and how she recovered. They also tackle a few listener questions and gab about their latest design crushes.

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Aug 14, 2019
Ep. 7 - Traveling, Sangria, & Re-entry
33:11

Dixie talks with Annie about her trip to Spain and gushes about Portugual and her best Sangria! The two discuss the best ways to leave your business for a break, as well as how to deliver difficult news to their clients.

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Aug 07, 2019
Ep. 6 - Survival Tips for Install Days
25:35

What's in your tool kit, besides a hammer and nails? Annie describes her install project, Dixie expounds on designer self-care with a PROPER survival kit for long install days, and we even discuss health and beauty tips!

Please check out the show notes page for this episode at: www.designsalvation.com

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Jul 31, 2019
Ep. 5 - Gardening Outside (and Inside!)
25:24

We talk all things green--as in, the garden: how clients can refresh their homes without resorting to new pillows, how to be a VERY amateur gardener, and channeling Carolyn Roehm, the godess of entertaining and gardening.

Please check out the show notes page for this episode at: www.designsalvation.com

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Jul 24, 2019
Ep. 4 - Client Chemistry & Rookie Mistakes
28:12

Dixie and Annie discuss tornadoes, Kardashians, coaching, chemistry, listening to your client radar (Can it ever be good to lose jobs before you start them?), and of course, true confessions.

Please check out the show notes page for this episode at: www.designsalvation.com

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Jul 17, 2019
Ep. 3 - Time Management
29:38

Dixie and Annie discuss how they manage time, plan, and project their projects.

Please check out the show notes page for this episode at: www.designsalvation.com

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Jul 10, 2019
Ep. 2 - Design Disappoinment
27:53

Annie’s trip to the South brings out the best and most disappointing of design, while Dixie touches on how her intuition guides her design.

Please check out the show notes page for this episode at: www.designsalvation.com

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Jul 10, 2019
Ep. 1 - Grapefruit & Confessions
27:55

Annie and Dixie discuss their mutual passion for grapefruit, which leads them down a path to Dixie’s confession of something that happened twenty years ago!

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Jun 05, 2019