The DnA of Home Interiors is a podcast series inspired by the journey of two driven Irish Business Women, Deirdre Mc Gettrick and Audrey Whelan, who are changing the face of home interior design and furnishing. As experts and professionals in home interiors, Deirdre and Audrey are here to demystify the home interior design process and empower you to make confident interior design decisions and create your perfect home.

The podcast was launched in late 2019 and it’s available for free via iTunes, Spotify and Podbean, or you can watch on YouTube.

Have a listen to the series and don’t forget to let us know your thoughts, and if there are any topics you’d love to hear in future episodes using the hashtag #HomeDNA.

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Left to right: Deirdre Mc Gettrick, CEO of Kuldea and Audrey Whelan, Managing Director of Audrey Whelan Design

Episode 1: Empowering you to DIY your home design

In this episode, Deirdre and Audrey ask what actually is interior design? They also look some of the challenges you might come up against when starting a project, and the best way to tackling these obstacles, covering everything from managing and planning projects to selecting colour schemes and styles.

Listen to episode 1 on Podbean here

Watch episode 1 on our YouTube channel here

What are your interior design top tips? Let us know via Facebook or Twitter or share your photos with us on Instagram using the hashtag #HomeDNA 

Episode 2: Bring Colour and Patterns to your home interior, how to decide on what’s best

Ever spent what felt like hours staring at colour palettes and swatches trying to work out which shade was best for your home? You’re not alone – people often suffer from decision paralysis when it comes to making a final decision for fear of getting it wrong.  In this episode of the podcast, Deirdre and Audrey take a close look at how to identify and select the perfect colours and patterns to compliment your home. They also break down the process of making confident decisions, and the tools you can use to unlock your inner interior designer.

Listen to episode 2 on Podbean here

Watch episode 2 on our YouTube channel here

Do you have a favourite colour palette? Join the conversation on Facebook or Twitter or share your photos with us on Instagram using the hashtag #HomeDNA

Episode 3: Creating your perfect Christmas interior design

This Christmassy episode sees the ladies discuss the perfect Christmas interior designs for the home. As the festive season is upon us and we prepare to celebrate with our loved ones it’s important to consider how the home will look and feel for the season. If only negotiating the rest of the Christmas shopping was so easy…

Listen to episode 3 on Podbean here 

Watch episode 3 on our YouTube channel here

How do you decorate your home in the festive period? Let us know via Facebook or Twitter or share your festive photos with us on Instagram using the hashtag #HomeDNA 

 

Episode 4: Guest sleeping solutions for you home

As we head into peak festive season many of us are hosting the extended family, but it can be a struggle to find space for everyone to sleep!  In this episode, Audrey and Deirdre explore the most effective and innovative guest sleeping solutions for your home. They share their top tips you can apply to your home to comfortably house all your guests. Hopefully, this episode helps you create the perfect environment in your home. Not included – tips on avoiding the inevitable Christmas board game arguments.. (sorry)

Listen to episode 4 on Podbean here 

Watch episode 4 on our YouTube channel here

Who’s on the airbed this Christmas? Let us know how you mange sleeping arrangements over the festive period via Facebook or Twitter or share your festive photos with us on Instagram using the hashtag #HomeDNA

Episode 5: Achieving your dream bathroom design

Hands up if you want your bathroom to be the perfect sanctuary where you can unwind after a stressful day.. Yes, us too. Unfortunately, it’s not always quite as easy as just running a hot bath and lighting a scented candle or two, so in this episode Deirdre and Audrey talk about creating the perfect heavenly bathroom design for your home. Enjoy!

Listen to episode 5 on Podbean here

Watch episode 5 on our YouTube channel here

Send us your top bathroom tips with us via Facebook or Twitter or share your photos with us on Instagram using the hashtag #HomeDNA

Stay in the know

We launch a new podcast on a regular basis, so keep checking back for updates, and if there are any topics you’d love to hear the ladies discussing, let us know!

Don’t forget to join the conversation on our Instagram, Facebook and Twitter and share your top tips and photos with us, using the hashtag #HomeDNA

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About the hosts

Deirdre Mc Gettrick

Our CEO Deirdre is an entrepreneur with passion for interior design. After struggling to easily find the right items to furnish her own apartment, she was inspired to create a platform to make home shopping as straightforward, efficient and fulfilling as possible. In 2017 Kuldea was born, founded by Deirdre and her fiancé, Ray Wright.

Kuldea is a search and discovery engine for furniture and home furnishings that aggregates the entire retail market of retailers and their products onto one website. Explore here: www.kuldea.com

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Deirdre Mc Gettrick

Audrey Whelan

Audrey set up her own Interior Design studio in Tufnell Park, North London in 2009 and has worked with over 250 clients since then on the design of their home and workspace interiors.

Before this, she spent several years working with a number of leading brands in both commercial and residential interior design, as well as a number of freelance and consulting roles.

Audrey has a first-class honours degree in Interior & Furniture Design from the Technological University Dublin. She fell in love with London during a summer work placement the year before graduation and moved here in 2002.

Audrey is running fun and educational interior design workshops and masterclasses, click here for more information!

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Audrey Whelan