Listen Up! Top Podcasts for Architects and Interior Designers

How do you keep yourself educated and engaged in your profession? Networking events and seminars are great but there’s another way to get exposure to new ideas and thoughts on the many different facets of this industry that’s right at your fingertips, anytime you like.

Podcasts about almost any topic imaginable are available on your phone or tablet. Personally, I’m a big fan of podcasts and love listening while I’m driving or just sitting on the streetcar.

We’ve put together a list of podcasts related to Architecture, Interior Design, BIM Technology and general inspiration for your job search or business development. Take a listen and pick your favourite …or listen to them all!

All things Tech
BIM Thoughts by Bill Bebevic – Thoughts on BIM, Revit, Computers and  how technology is changing the way Architecture, Engineering and Construction Documents are done.

PodCADing – Jason Carter shares tips on cleaning up AutoCAD Drawings for use in your Revit and AutoCAD projects.

CCA Canadian Centre for Architecture – The Canadian Centre for Architecture presents selections from its diverse program of exhibitions, lectures, and conferences. Hear international architects, curators, researchers, and others address topical issues in architecture, design, and the built environment.

About Buildings + Cities  – A podcast about architecture, buildings and cities, from the distant past to the present day. Plus detours into technology, film, fiction, comics, drawings, and the dimly imagined future.

The Architecture Happy Hour – hpd architecture + interiors principals, Laura Davis and Holly Hall, share their thoughts and tips on architecture. From helping owners select the right architect – to never being too late to begin a career in architecture.

EntreArchitect  – Architect Mark R. LePage explores success in architecture, business, leadership and life for small firm entrepreneur architects.

DnA, Design and Architecture – Host Frances Anderson talks to Designers, Architects and Critics about the latest in products, fashion, architecture and more.

ArchitectChats –  Top rated Podcast. Interviews and talks with the innovators working at the cutting edge of design, technology, and practice in architecture.

Interior Design
The chaise Lounge: Interior Design by Nick May – Talking the business of interior design. Each week, Nick May interviews successful interior designers from around the world to find out how they have grown their successful interior design business. Nick is the very first podcaster to devote the entire platform to the business of interior design.

Design Pods: The global design post – Transports you around the globe to meet the interior designers, artists and makers who shape the world of interior design. You’ll get insider tips, learn the experts’ sources and hear behind-the-scene stories. It’s a new way for design-lovers to be inspired!

The Wellness Design Podcast – Conversations between healthcare interior designer Cheryl Janis and big-hearted industry professionals, designers, artists, and creatives. Together they share design inspiration, resources, and tools for your patient-centered medical, dental, healthcare practice or beauty business.

Business/Career Development
The Business of Architecture by Architect Enoch Sears – This Podcast is for Ambitious Architects ready to live a life of passion, purpose, and profit. Every week California architect Enoch Sears interviews an architect or designer on business strategies for running a successful design practice.

A Well Designed Business – LuAnn Nigara shares her 35 years of success in the interior design industry, and she finds the most successful guests to share their interior design business best practices.

Business of Design | Interior Designers, Décor by Kimberly Seldon – A coaching community for independent interior design professionals-designers, decorators, stagers, stylists, architects and landscape designers.

48 Days to the Work You Love – Join Dan Miller every week for the “48 Days To The Work You Love” Internet Radio Show. Dan is a leading authority on work, career and business start-up.

The Accidental Creative – Todd H shares how to build practical, everyday practices that help you stay prolific, brilliant and healthy in life and work. Todd interviews artists, authors and business leaders, and offers tips for how to thrive in life and work.

Creative Pep Talk by Andy J Miller  – A podcast of quick casual thoughts on finding your thing in the design and illustration world by illustrator and designer Andy J. Miller. Explore ways to help push your art career forward.

I hope you find some of these helpful and inspirational.

Do you have a favourite podcast you would like to recommend? Let us know!