362 -Justin Dazey - Hire Professionals and Expect Them to Act Professionally
Welcome to the Sew Much More Podcast! The interviews here are with creative business owners, mostly in the Custom Window Treatment, Soft Home Furnishings, and Upholstery industry, but also with others that are sewing related or business related.
his journey into the world of furniture and soft goods working in
and managing antique showrooms. After receiving a degree in
Interior Design, he began working in a full-service Design and
built-to-order luxury home furnishings showroom. He designed
residential interiors, attended market as a
showroom buyer, and eventually opened a satellite location as
Design Director and Showroom Manager before leaving the Design
profession in search of a new challenge.
Now nine years into his career in Upholstery, Justin draws
heavily on his past experience in the antique and design fields to
inform his work as a prior Studio Director and Current lead
upholsterer working for Castillo's Custom Upholstery in Seattle
Washington. When not in the workroom or the studio, you can find
him contributing as a co-administrator of the Professional
Upholsterers Network, or at the helm of his latest personal side
project, "Foxglove Artisan LLC" created to explore upholstery and
adjacent craft, education, research, and training
An interview-style podcast with people in the Custom Window Treatment and Soft Home Furnishings industry. Ceil interviews business owners to find out their strengths, their challenges and advice they have for other business owners.