Design & architecture podcast: series 2 of DESIGN POD now live

Series two of Hotel Designs’ official design podcast, DESIGN POD, was sponsored by Minotti London. For the next eight weeks, we will be dropping new episodes that explore sustainability, luxury design, hotel development and furniture design…

Images of guests appearing on design podcast DESIGN POD Series 2

Hotel Design’s official podcast, DESIGN POD, hosted by editor Hamish Kilburn and co-hosted by interior designer Harriet Forde, has dropped series two, which is sponsored by Minotti London.

In the first episode of the series, available to listen to on all major podcast platforms, Kilburn and Forde welcome Rachel Hoolahan, an architect and the sustainability co-ordinator at architecture firm Orms.

A pioneering example of someone who is putting forward innovative and honest initiatives that will encourage the industry – and the wider world – to work towards a circular economy, Hoolahan recently become the studio’s sustainability coordinator. She joins the podcast while the studio’s latest project to breath new life into the former Central St Martins Building in London – and has a few clever ways to convince clients to think more consciously.

Upcoming episodes, which will drop weekly over the next eight weeks, will include Tim Griffin (on design in hotel development), Hen’a Yadev (on unconventional materials in design), Guy Oliver (on modern design in heritage buildings), Jo Littlefair (on a new era of luxury design), Ed Murray (on sculptural and fluid architecture), Simon Kincaid (on flexibility in design and architecture) and GamFratesi (on the art of luxury furniture design.

Series two of DESIGN POD is sponsored by Minotti London. If you would like to sponsor future episodes, please email Katy Phillips.

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