Author Archives: zkgraff

About zkgraff

Man on the move, Director @ensemblezkg, Host of @DesignInConvo Podcast, Triathlete, CrossFitter, Ironman CA 70.3 Finisher

An Open Letter to Design In Conversation Listeners

Originally posted on Design In Conversation:
Hello dear Design In Conversation listeners, subscribers, and followers. First of all thank you for your support of this podcast. Since our launch in November of 2013, over 20,000 of you have clicked, downloaded, subscribed…

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Tri Time – Fundraising for CHLA

Hello everyone,  It’s triathlon time again!  Time for me to #swim, #bike, and #run in preparation for the Nautica Malibu Triathlon. This is my fifth time racing in Malibu and I’m again raising money for Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA).  :: Donate … Continue reading

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Flower Power For Our Honeybees

Originally posted on Rogue Farms:
This is the greatest time of year to be a Rogue Farms honeybee. We’re in the middle of the summer nectar flow, when gazillions of wildflowers, blackberry flowers and clover fill the fields surrounding our…

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Episode 12. Kelli Ellis and Design Camp

Originally posted on Design In Conversation:
My guest this episode is interior designer, author and Design Camp counselor, Kelli Ellis. Interior Designer Kelli Ellis Download the episode here to listen to our conversation covering her work as designer for notable…

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Planting My Hops

My hops arrived in a nice neat box less than a week after I ordered them. I immediately opened them up, took a quick pic and uploaded them to instagram. Here they are still in the box (and sans filter). … Continue reading

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Sharehopper

Sooo… Katrina brought home a magazine article from the doctor’s office, titled “The Backyard Beer Garden” and it got me thinking. She’s been planting a lot of succulents lately, actually starting back before last Christmas when we gave some as … Continue reading

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Episode 10. School Night Conversations (Part 2)

Originally posted on Design In Conversation:
This episode culls three more interviews conducted during School Night for the Design Trade a Design Circle event hosted by Snyder Diamond at their Santa Monica location. Download the episode here to hear from our guests: Mike Grosswendt,…

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Episode 9. School Night Conversations (Part 1)

Originally posted on Design In Conversation:
This episode culls three interviews conducted during School Night for the Design Trade a Design Circle event hosted by Snyder Diamond at their Santa Monica location. Download the episode here to hear from our guests:…

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Episode 8. Christian May of Maison21

Originally posted on Design In Conversation:
This episode (download it here) is the first in our series of Designer Profiles, and features Christian May, a Los Angeles-based interior decorator and “chief bottle-washer” (his words, not mine) at Maison 21 Interior…

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Perks of Practicing in Public

Originally posted on OneThirtyFive // Grand:
Public Practice is a program The Music Center puts on each year to give amateur musicians the chance to change up their routines and practice their instruments outside.  Specifically, in outside spaces around The Music…

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