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Karissa Shemonichek: Intuitively Integrated Interior Design

Karissa shares her unique ability to connect deeply with customers and turn their spaces into reflections of their true selves.

Episode 4
42 min / Published

I had a constructive conversation with Karissa Shemonichek, an interior designer and decorator, on the topic of improving communication between contractors and their customers in the construction industry. Karissa shared her unique ability to connect deeply with customers and turn their spaces into reflections of their true selves. We discussed her journey in discovering this gift and how she developed it into her business. Karissa emphasized the importance of meditation in honing her empathetic skills and creating a space that truly reflects her clients. She also discussed the challenges faced in the industry, such as budget and timeline management, and the impact of HGTV on customer expectations. 

We talked about the importance of aligning with clients' budgets and timelines and managing scope creep to ensure project success. Karissa highlighted the significance of open and effective communication in navigating unexpected challenges and fostering a collaborative approach with clients. We also touched on the significance of sustainability in the interior design industry and how Karissa incorporates natural materials and sustainable practices in her work. Finally, Karissa shared her passion project of sourcing artisan crafts and healing pieces from around the world to bring high vibrations and positive energy into clients' homes.

Overall, the conversation was enlightening and provided valuable insights into the world of interior design and communication in the construction industry.

Show notes

Constructive Conversations: Karissa Shemonichek

In this episode of Constructive Conversations, host Nick interviews Karissa Shemonichek, owner of Palladian Home and interior designer. Karissa shares her journey of discovering her unique ability to connect deeply with customers and create spaces that reflect their true selves. They discuss her process of connecting with clients, the importance of budget and timeline communication, and the challenges and rewards of working on different projects. Karissa also shares her insights into the future of the interior design industry and her passion for sustainable and conscious design. Tune in to learn more about how Karissa creates spaces that make people feel seen and understood.








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