This is the premiere episode of curated chill, the official aspire design and home podcast. curated chill is not your average design podcast. Every week we go behind the scenes with designers creating amazing interiors or shaping bold brands—while snagging untold stories from journalists who cover them. From up-and-coming artists to set decorators giving film and TV their signature looks, this is a whole new way to look inside design—from aspire design and home magazine.
In this episode, you will hear from 3 designers who contributed to the Galerie House of Art and Design in Sag Harbor, New York. Ike, Kligerman, Brkley is a firm known for distinctive design that is rooted in tradition but unabashedly bold in their modern interpretation. They are a bi-coastal firm with offices in New York and San Francisco. The firm’s award-winning work is often, covered, published, and is often shared. Dwyer Derrig, whose passion for interior design is influenced by her travels and a practical approach to curated living. Derrig crafted not one, but four individual spaces; a Hallway, Pantry, Laundry and Powder Room and as you’ll hear, provided her an opportunity to explore and craft in a multitude of ways. Then, you are going to hear from Rocky Rochon, designer and The Paint Lab founder. With an open and honest space that is calm and emotionally inviting, Rocky provides a window directly to his heart through his design. As you will hear, Rocky is an open book and that is one of the truly amazing stories behind the unique show house.
Finally, you are also going to hear from award winning set decorator, Rosemary Brandenburg. Rosemary has spent decades decorating the sets and defining the characters in some of the Hollywood’s biggest blockbuster films like; Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, The Hateful Eight, Transformers: Age of Extinction, Mission Impossible – Ghost Protocol and Amistad. If you enjoyed hearing segments from our chat, please refer back to the curated chill episode listing where you will find the full conversation.
Special thanks to our guests Dwyer Derrig, Rocky Rochon from The Paint Lab and Margie Lavender, Mia Jung, Thomas Kligerman and while she couldn’t join us, she was there in spirit, Elizabeth Sesser from Ike, Kligerman, Barkley. Thank you Rosemary Brandenburg and all the Galerie and Aspire Design & Home contributors and staff who pulled this amazing show house together. Thank you to our partners and Curated Chill sponsors and thank you for taking the time to enjoy aspire design & home. Thank you for listening to the show and loving sublime design the way we do. Don’t miss our next episode with more art, design and stories to inspire you…come back to chill.