Deanna On Design

Deanna On Design

Synopsis

DeAnna Radaj can enter a space and help to tweak (or remodel, re-design) the space to work better to suit its function AND the lifestyle of the occupants of the space. Using Integrative Lifestyle Design (eco-shui), life quality can be increased AND be supportive to any transitions occurring, lifestyle changes or health challenges.She is an "Eco-Shui" designer, writer & consultant who helps those who are looking to lead a more healthy, balanced & proactive lifestyle. Unlike other interior designers or Feng Shui practitioners (besides a specialized focus on BEDROOMS & OFFICES), DeAnna integrates the Western (eco-friendly, universal, sustainable) & Eastern (Feng Shui) design principles & techniques, combined with goal-setting (12+ years in corporate before starting Bante Design LLC & creating DesignLEAN) & clutter-busting exercises to create healthy & supportive indoor environments. Spaces that reflect the lifestyle & goals of her clients, as well as helping them "design the life of their dreams".Designing spaces that are not only beautiful and comfortable, but also bring out the client’s personality, is her design philosophy. She states that she is in the business of "improving the relationship that you have with your home"...so if you're ready to divorce your space, CONTACT US for some Design Counseling! She promises that no matter what, you'll have as "healthy, efficient, productive & supportive space" as she can design for you (with your budget & time considerations) for you to start living the life of your dreams.***DeAnna is also a frequent contributor to SheKnows.com, DivaToolbox and has also appeared on SHAPE, CNN.com, NYDailyNews, LowesForPros, HGTV.com, HGTVRemodels.com & Better Homes & Gardens.***

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Episodes

  • Design Inspiration
    Design Inspiration
    Duration: 14min | 07/03/2017

    In today's episode, learn different ways to get inspired in creating your design decor and choosing a color scheme.  From your closet, favorite piece of artwork or even a quilt (yes, I designed an entire room based on a hand-made quilt from my client's beloved grandmother)...you can gain insight into cool color schemes and themes.

  • Top 10 Kitchen Features for 2017
    Top 10 Kitchen Features for 2017
    Duration: 14min | 09/02/2017

    In today's episode, find out what the Top 10 Requested Features for the Kitchen are for 2017 as per RICKI-The Kitchen Think Tank.  RICKI conducts monthly surveys of kitchen designers & manufacturers to find out what's trending in this segment of the construction industry.  Find out what people cannot live without this year!

  • Design  Decor for Year of the Fire Rooster
    Design & Decor for Year of the Fire Rooster
    Duration: 15min | 28/01/2017

    In this annual episode, learn some design tips & information about the Year of the Yin Fire Rooster & we say "Happy Chinese New Year".  From what the FIRE element means & why the YIN is important to note as well to some characteristics of the ROOSTER, see why this is a popular episode every year.

  • Bath Safety Tips
    Bath Safety Tips
    Duration: 14min | 19/01/2017

    In today's episode, get some easy-to-implement bathroom safety tips.  Alz  

  • DeAnna On Design @ KBIS 2017
    DeAnna On Design @ KBIS 2017
    Duration: 15min | 12/01/2017

    DeAnna is just back from Orlando from KBIS 2017!  Learn about what she saw at THE kitchen & bath show, as well as the Builder's Show.  Hear about color trends, smart technology for the home & a plethora of other goodies!

  • Feng Shui Design Tips for Valentines Day
    Feng Shui Design Tips for Valentine's Day
    Duration: 15min | 08/02/2016

    In today's episode, get some tips on amping up your love & passion vibe for Valentine's Day.  Whether you're single & looking, single & not-so-much-looking-for-a-relationship or in a relationship, these Feng Shui tips will help you have a Valentine's Day to remember...or for any romantic night!

  • Top 10 Trends in Kitchen  Bath Design
    Top 10 Trends in Kitchen & Bath Design
    Duration: 16min | 01/02/2016

    Fresh off of KBIS 2016, DeAnna shares some of the Top 10 trends spotted at KBIS & from recent survey of kitchen & bath designers.

  • Healthy New Year, Healthy Home, Healthy You: Universal Design Principles
    Healthy New Year, Healthy Home, Healthy You: Universal Design Principles
    Duration: 28min | 27/01/2016

    In this 3rd episode of the Healthy New Year, Healthy Home, Healthy You series from DeAnna On Design podcast, learn about Universal Design, its 7 principles & why you should consider implementing this design philosophy into your remodel, new build residence or work setting.

  • Healthy New Year, Healthy Home, Healthy You: Allergies, Mold  Mildew
    Healthy New Year, Healthy Home, Healthy You: Allergies, Mold & Mildew
    Duration: 14min | 25/01/2016

    In this 2nd part of our Healthy New Year, Healthy Home, Healthy You series, we focus on allergies & other health issues that your home can be contributing to!

  • Healthy New Year, Healthy Home, Healthy You: Know Your Labels
    Healthy New Year, Healthy Home, Healthy You: Know Your Labels
    Duration: 25min | 24/01/2016

    To get the New Year started on the right foot, DeAnna, from the eco-shui design company DeAnna On Design, will walk you through some terms/ingredients you might find on frequently bought items for the home.

  • Kitchen Trends from Our Friends Up North
    Kitchen Trends from Our Friends Up North
    Duration: 15min | 19/11/2015

    DeAnna just got back from Ottawa speaking to the NKBA Ottawa chapter...find out more about what she learned in terms of kitchen & bath trends in Canada.  It was fun & interesting.

  • Highlights from High Point FALL Market 2016
    Highlights from High Point FALL Market 2016
    Duration: 15min | 01/11/2015

    In this episode, find out what was HOT & trending, & what to watch for this spring in home furnishings & accessories from the fall's High Point Market 2016

  • Bringing Pumpkin Spice to Your Homes Fall Decor
    Bringing Pumpkin Spice to Your Home's Fall Decor
    Duration: 15min | 24/09/2015

    In this episode, get some ideas & inspiration for your fall decorations...interior & exterior.  From the color pumpkin to actual pumpkins, learn how to easily add fall & harvest themes to your home as we transition to cooler weather

  • Feng Shui for Fall
    Feng Shui for Fall
    Duration: 15min | 02/09/2015

    Ahhhhhh....falling leaves, bonfires, smores & apple picking all are in the air!  As well as a changing out of our lighter summer textiles to heavier blankets & throws to help warm the fall chill.  In today's episode, learn how to implement Fall's Feng Shui Life Area (from the Bagua Board) & how to use in your decor as you change out your entryway decorations & tabletops.

  • Dorm Room Design  Organizational Tips
    Dorm Room Design & Organizational Tips
    Duration: 15min | 15/07/2015

    Yes, we're in the middle of summer.....buuuuuuuttttt....college orientation & move-in day is just around the corner!  In this episode learn some quick tips to organize your dorm room efficiently for maximum studying & entertaining.  Whether you have 1 or more roomates, or are lucky enough to have your own space, this episode will help you create a dorm room of your dreams!

  • Sustainability at 2015 Spring High Point Market
    Sustainability at 2015 Spring High Point Market
    Duration: 16min | 29/04/2015

    In the continuing updates from DeAnna's recent trip to High Point Spring Market, learn more about the increase in reclaimed, upcycled & eco-friendly furniture designers & manufacturers.  It was AWESOME!!

  • High Point Spring Market Highlights for 2015
    High Point Spring Market Highlights for 2015
    Duration: 15min | 23/04/2015

    DeAnna just got back from Spring Market!!  Hear what she saw, her thoughts & new trends that you'll soon be seeing in home design trends.

  • New Regulations That Can Affect Your Remodel/Redesign
    New Regulations That Can Affect Your Remodel/Redesign
    Duration: 14min | 03/03/2015

    In this episode we will discuss some of the new & upcoming regulations that can impact the budget, feasibility & design of an upcoming remodel for your home and/or business

  • Design for the Year of Wood Sheep/Goat
    Design for the Year of Wood Sheep/Goat
    Duration: 13min | 17/02/2015

    Get some tips on how to utilize design to activate & support the upcoming Year of the Wood Sheep/Goat for a happy & prosperous Chinese New Year 2015.

  • Designing for ROMANCE
    Designing for ROMANCE
    Duration: 15min | 04/02/2015

    In this episode, learn some tips on how to use color, accessories, lighting & Feng Shui to amp up your romance vibe just in time for Valentine's Day!

  • Kitchen Trends for 2015
    Kitchen Trends for 2015
    Duration: 15min | 03/02/2015

    Continuing on our last episode of what was "hot" at KBIS 2015, DeAnna explores the trends that can be seen for kitchens, baths & cabinetry for the home.

  • Highlights of KBIS 2015
    Highlights of KBIS 2015
    Duration: 15min | 25/01/2015

    Find out what you can expect to see in kitchen & bathroom trends for 2015 direct from KBIS!  DeAnna will share all she saw & her feelings & thoughts as to the direction of the kitchen/bath industry as a whole.

  • 2015 Color(s) of the Year
    2015 Color(s) of the Year
    Duration: 16min | 01/01/2015

    Learn what the Pantone & Sherwin-Williams "color of the year" is/are in this New Year's Day episode.  Learn how & where to use them in your space & even how to use for some Feng Shui activation for 2015.

  • The Big Oosouji  How It Affects You, Your Health  Your Home
    The Big Oosouji & How It Affects You, Your Health & Your Home
    Duration: 16min | 21/12/2014

    Oosouji?  What?  It's the Japanese version of "spring cleaning"!  They take the time out at the end of the year to finish up "old" business to begin the NEW year w/a clean slate.  I love this concept!  Today we'll talk about how you can implement oosouji into your holiday & new year routine to begin the year anew!   I'll also tell you about a 1 day offer to get you started on your "clutter-busting" to help you design the life of your dreams from the outside in & help w/your new year's resolutions.

  • Decortating Your Mantel for the Holiday
    Decortating Your Mantel for the Holiday
    Duration: 14min | 01/12/2014

    In this episode, get some quick tips that you can easily implement into your holiday decorating for a fab fireplace mantel.

  • Thanksgiving Feng Shui
    Thanksgiving Feng Shui
    Duration: 15min | 25/11/2014

    In this holiday episode, learn how to apply & implement Feng Shui into your Thanksgiving Day decor & entertaining.  From what Life Area is associated w/this fabulous holiday to what colors & shapes to use to help activate the good vibes for all your Thanksgiving get-togethers.

  • Creating the Perfect Guest Room
    Creating the Perfect Guest Room
    Duration: 16min | 23/11/2014

    As the holidays are upon us, many of you will probably be hosting out-of-town guests for a day or two...or week (yikes!).  In today's episode, learn some tips & ideas you can implement into your space to help welcome these traveling family & friends.  (Make sure to check out the DeAnna On Design pinterest page for some pins on this topic!).

  • Does Your Stuff Nourish or Negate Your Soul?
    Does Your Stuff Nourish or Negate Your Soul?
    Duration: 15min | 03/09/2014

    Due to the popularity of DeAnna's, Organizing Your Inner Pack Rat series of workshops & design packages, she has added this more advanced & in depth workshop (& soon to package called Clutter-Busting 2.0) which looks at your stuff & gets behind the meaning & energy behind it.  From reviewing the 3 questions you must ask of each item, we go deeper into the story behind the item & whether it's positive or negative.  With a little Feng Shui as to where you store your stuff & how that hinders or helps you, DeAnna helps you create a true personal sanctuary that empowers, supports & inspires.  This episode serves as an introduction.  Enjoy!

  • So What Does an Interior Designer REALLY Do....
    So What Does an Interior Designer REALLY Do....
    Duration: 16min | 29/07/2014

    OK...this episode is to explain what an interior designer does & what part they play in the creation, design & implementation of any build, remodel or renovation construction project.  The difference between a "decorator" & an "interior designer" will be addressed, as well as the difference between an interior designer, architect, structural engineer & contractor.

  • Empty Nest Design
    Empty Nest Design
    Duration: 15min | 27/07/2014

    As we approach a parent's favorite (or worst) time of year...the upcoming start of the school year...many are confronted w/what to do w/a now empty room.  In homes where space isn't an option, a parent can just keep the room as their child left it...however, in most space-challenged homes, there is a plethora of activities fighting for the chance for a space of their own.  In today's episode, get some tips on how to transform into a year-round used space that can still accomodate your child when they come home from school & not be regulated to the couch.

  • Doors...Ease of Entry or Obstruction to Forward Progress
    Doors...Ease of Entry or Obstruction to Forward Progress
    Duration: 16min | 07/05/2014

    Interior & exterior doors is the topic of today's discussion.  Learn which way a door should open/close, how to add some bling & how to choose the right door. 

  • High Point Market 2014: Whats HOT in Furniture
    High Point Market 2014: What's HOT in Furniture
    Duration: 30min | 18/04/2014

    DeAnnaj ust returned fromth e Spring High Point Furniture Market...joinhe r todayt o find out what was HOT, HOT, HOT...& what you'll be seeing in furniture & accessories for fall 2014.

  • Spring Cleaning Tips to Encourage Health  Growth
    Spring Cleaning Tips to Encourage Health & Growth
    Duration: 16min | 25/03/2014

    In this episode, DeAnna offers tips on how to get your home & yard ready for SPRING (yes, it WILL arrive one day!).  Tips include how to effectively clutter-bust, basic home maintainence & some easy, inexpensive DIY projects to change up the energy of your space to promote positive health & growth.

  • What to Look for When Purchasing a Home
    What to Look for When Purchasing a Home
    Duration: 24min | 14/03/2014

    In this episode learn some of the tips that DeAnna shares w/her clients when making the all-important decision on what home to buy...HINT: it's not about granite countertops or the seller's collections!

  • Outdoor Design Trends for 2014
    Outdoor Design Trends for 2014
    Duration: 15min | 04/03/2014

    Learn what's HOT for outdoor living spaces for 2014 in today's episode.

  • Creating a Space for All Who Enter
    Creating a Space for All Who Enter
    Duration: 16min | 19/02/2014

    Finishing up on our kitchen & bath theme since KBIS, in this episode, I'd like to introduce some tips for you to implement to help make any guest feel welcome in your home.

  • Trends in Kitchen Design for 2014
    Trends in Kitchen Design for 2014
    Duration: 16min | 18/02/2014

    Learn what's hot & what's not for kitchen builds & remodels according to builders & kitchen designers.  From style & color choices to THE must-haves in EVERY kitchen!

  • Whats New for the Kitchen  Bath for 2014?
    What's New for the Kitchen & Bath for 2014?
    Duration: 15min | 10/02/2014

    DeAnna just got back from Vegas, baby, Vegas for the 2014 KBIS show (Kitchen & Bath Industry Show) & she's here to tell you what she saw, her thoughts & what you can expect to see if remodeling/renovating your kitchen &/or bath is on your agenda for this year.

  • Design for the Chinese New Year: The Year of the Wood Horse
    Design for the Chinese New Year: The Year of the Wood Horse
    Duration: 15min | 31/01/2014

    In today's episode, learn how to incorporate the Year of the Wood Horse in your 2014 design decor! 

  • Creating a DESIGN Vision Board
    Creating a DESIGN Vision Board
    Duration: 13min | 13/01/2014

    In today's episode, learn about creating a DESIGN Vision Board to help visualize your DESIGN goals for the new year!  Find out WHAT a Vision Board is, how to create one & how it will help you achieve your DESIGN goals for the new year.

  • Clutter  Weight Loss: Clutter Bust Your Way to a Trimmer Waist Line
    Clutter & Weight Loss: Clutter Bust Your Way to a Trimmer Waist Line
    Duration: 12min | 10/01/2014

    In today's episode, we start our new  year w/a new series, Clutter & Weight Loss!  2 of THE most popular new year's resolutions, & 2 of the most UN-resolved issues of all of us.  Find out HOW they're related & some easy clutter-busting tips to get you started on your detoxing of your personal space & your inner space to a trimmer, leaner & healthier YOU

  • Eco-Shui Design Tips for Thanksgivingthank
    Eco-Shui Design Tips for Thanksgivingthank
    Duration: 16min | 26/11/2013

    In this episode, get some easy-to-implement Feng Shui & healthy home design tips for a Thanksigiving holiday sure to garnish the host w/much THANKS for hosting the event!  Tips include: how to display family photos to happily activate the FAMILY Life Areaholiday appropriate place settings/markersFeng Shui tips to decorate your space for ABUNDANCE

  • Getting Your Home Ready to Sell
    Getting Your Home Ready to Sell
    Duration: 15min | 13/11/2013

    In today's episode, I discuss tips on getting your home ready to sell as the housing market is taking an uptick in many markets across the US.  Some highlights include: Do I HAVE to do everything my realtor suggestsWhat potential buyers are REALLY looking atWhat projects will get you close to 100% ROI & are worth doingInexpensive projects that you can DIY for maximum impact

  • How Your Environment Affects Your Weight
    How Your Environment Affects Your Weight
    Duration: 15min | 26/10/2013

    Yep...you read correctly!  This topic has been one that I've been working on for the past few years...not just your overall physical & mental health, but your actual weight.  The more research I did & the more I integrated Eastern & Western modalities (think EFT, affirmations, Feng Shui...) with other health & life issues (money, relationships...) I thought "why not for losing weight?".  THIS is what I came up with & it's amazing!  This will be a brief introduction to what I'll be introducing on a greater scale next year in the form of workshops, book & maybe even a LIVE event!

  • Color Trends for 2014
    Color Trends for 2014
    Duration: 15min | 14/10/2013

    Hi All- In today's episode learn more about what to expect in terms of COLOR for 2014 & what you'll be seeing in furniture colors/patterns & accessories.

  • Fall Home Maintainence Tips
    Fall Home Maintainence Tips
    Duration: 16min | 04/10/2013

    In today's episode, learn some tips to get your home ready for FALL.  Tips will help save on utility costs & prevent expensive repairs due to neglect in the future.

  • GREEN is the New Orange for Halloween
    GREEN is the New Orange for Halloween
    Duration: 15min | 26/09/2013

    In this episode, DeAnna discusses how to implement eco-friendly, sustainable & GREEN into your Halloween & FALL decor for you interiors & exteriors!

  • Making the Down-Sizing Experience a Positive One
    Making the Down-Sizing Experience a Positive One
    Duration: 35min | 30/05/2013

    Join DeAnna for pt 2 in the Healthy Down-Sizing features w/guest & fellow designer, Linda Hunt of Creatively Yours Custom.  In this segment, DeAnna & Linda discuss the "practicals" of getting ready for the move...time-lines, when to get help & calls to action so you're not left at the last minute with no place to live & just haphazardly throwing items out or donating because you have nowhere to store it.

  • Highlights from KBIS Kitchen  Bath Show
    Highlights from KBIS Kitchen & Bath Show
    Duration: 21min | 02/05/2013

    DeAnna's back from KBIS!!  Hear some of the highlights & low-lights from this annual mecca event for all who love kitchens, bath & being inspired by cool design & technology!

  • HOA: Home OWNERS Association or Home OPPRESSOR Association
    HOA: Home OWNERS Association or Home OPPRESSOR Association
    Duration: 16min | 18/02/2013

    Hi There- In today's episode I'd like to discuss the PROs & CONs of buying a home that has an HOA.  Some tips on what to look for in the HOA rider, dues & what is covered by the HOA & what is covered by local government.

  • Healthy Down-sizing w/guest Linda Hunt
    Healthy Down-sizing w/guest Linda Hunt
    Duration: 41min | 24/01/2013

    A few months ago I was approached by designer Linda Hunt to partner up w/her on a unique project: helping clients & tribe members deal with the HEALTH impact of downsizing (whether by choice, divorce, death or financials).  We teamed up to create a ground-breaking perspective to not only design HEALTHY spaces-no matter the cause-but a HEALTHY MINDSET to create a positive life change for you & all occupants of the space.   ***NOTE: I discuss the energetic & health aspect of this topic on Linda's radio show, Decorate Your Castle on Jan 22, 2013.*** Linda Hunt is the owner and interior designer of Creatively Yours Custom Inc. and the author of 7 e-books covering all facets of interior design.   She is a WFCP Specialist Certified interior designer with 29 years of experience working on residential design and treasurer of her chapter of the International Furnishings and Design Association. Custom window treatments and downsizing design have been her specialties for over 20 years.  Get her Free design e-book “Homeowners Guide to Decorating” and monthly “Design Online” e-newsletter online at  www.creativelyyourscustom.com/bookstore

  • Have a GREEN Christmas
    Have a GREEN Christmas
    Duration: 14min | 24/12/2012

    This replay from one of our most popular CasaVerde holiday episodes is here for you to have a not only a merry & happy holiday but a GREEN one as well. Use these tips not only for Christmas, but for other holidays as well.  Enjoy!

  • Feng Shui Fabulous: Feng Shui for the Zombie Apocalypse
    Feng Shui Fabulous: Feng Shui for the Zombie Apocalypse
    Duration: 16min | 21/12/2012

    Hi All...this is obviously meant as a tongue-in-cheek to the 12/21/12 "ending of the world" predictions & the fear surrounding this date.  My perspective for this show is to look at your life...are YOU part of the "walking dead"?  Meaning, do you just go through your day REACTING to everything or do you live with purpose & intention?  Then we'll discuss some of the ways you can use Feng Shui to combat your INNER zombie!

  • Get Your Home Ready for the Colder Weather
    Get Your Home Ready for the Colder Weather
    Duration: 16min | 08/10/2012

    In this episode, we discuss some ways for you to get your home ready for the colder weather...no matter what part of the country you live in.  From outdoor maintainance to the inside, spending part of your weekend on these tips will help save you money on your utility bills as well as keeping your home safe & sound no matter what Mother Nature brings!

  • STAIRS: An Under-Utilized Space
    STAIRS: An Under-Utilized Space
    Duration: 16min | 06/09/2012

    Hi All- In this episode, I discuss one of the most under-utilized & under-appreciated spaces in your home...the STAIRS!  From the part that you use to go up & down to various levels in your home to the portion UNDER the stairs which is PERFECT for storage...join us for today's episode as we talk all things STAIRS! This episode was inspired by the Bante Design FAN page on Facebook where there was 1 day in which a plethora (i.e. a LOT) of pics & stories came over the wires on uses for stairs & under stairs.  This topic also garnered many replies & posts as well & was certified a HOT topic!

  • Healthy Childrens Room Design
    Healthy Children's Room Design
    Duration: 24min | 02/08/2012

    In this "inaugural" episode of our new show, DeAnna discusses a HOT topic in design-designing for children.  After numerous interviews asking for contributions on her thoughts from everything related to color, eco-friendly options & her take on healthy design & why it's vital in the case of children's room design.  In this episode, DeAnna answers these question for you her audience.  Why healthy design is important especially for kids, color choices, bed materials & space-planning, floor/wall coverings & even some tips on accessory choice & why this falls under the "healthy" caption.

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