January 17, 2019 - Susie Frazier stopped by Fox8 Cleveland to chat with morning show host Kristi Capel about her book, Designing For Wellness. They discussed the importance of feeling well at home despite how fast paced our society moves, and Susie offered 3 simple tips anyone can do to reduce their own anxiety levels through the way they decorate.
January 5, 2019 - Susie Frazier was interviewed by Interiors + Sources Magazine ....Biophilia has grown in relevance over the last few years, but for Frazier, copying the patterns of nature goes beyond using natural-looking materials. When she’s out in nature, Frazier says she spends time really seeing the things around her. She looks for patterns and pays attention to the more abstract aspects. This, she explains, is system thinking.
January 1, 2019 - 4 Ways To Design Your Home For Wellness - Designer and artist Susie Frazier reveals tips from her new book for a soothing natural environment at home. When Susie was diagnosed with ADHD and anxiety in 2016, things finally started to make sense. It explained why the reclamation artist's mind often raced, why she was fueled by nervous energy and why she’d spent 20 years developing her own coping mechanisms.
November 30, 2018 - Seasonal Serenity Article by Susie Frazier - "Seasonal Serenity" "...That’s why my new book, Designing For Wellness, encourages everyone to be active curators of their lives as a way to cultivate a new state of calm. The easiest place to start is in our personal spaces. So here it is – my top 5 practices, that anyone can implement, for creating a more serene and healthy holiday at home."
November 13, 2018 - WKYC TV 3 in Cleveland invited Susie to appear in studio to share some mind-calming decorating tips from her new book, Designing For Wellness. Explaining why the book was written, she references her anxiety condition and ADHD and how her earth-minded art and philosophies have helped. Originally airing live at the noon hour, Susie is joined by Live On Lakeside hosts Holly Strano and Michael Estime.
October, 2018 - Creating Calm, Room By Room, article by Susie Frazier - According to the National Institute of Mental Health, 40 million people in the U.S. are living with anxiety disorders. There are many ways to manage these conditions, but as a sufferer myself, I’ve discovered that a thoughtfully planned home environment is critical to my well-being. Much like food selections affect our physical bodies, design choices affect our minds.
June 23, 2018 - National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences - At the Lower Great Lakes Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences gala in Indianapolis, Frazier and her co-producer Gordon Recht were awarded a regional Emmy® for her TV pilot Movers & Makers with Susie Frazier. The show featured the process and the personality behind the nature-based art and furniture Susie designs for interior settings.
June 21, 2018 - Susie delivered a keynote address to members of the Pittsburgh chapter of ASID on ways to reduce our anxiety levels in the built environment through wellness design. Sponsored by Mont Surfaces, her appearance here came 4 months before her book, Designing For Wellness, was released to the public through Amazon.
September 27, 2017 - Housetrends Magazine and Mont Surfaces teamed up to present product designer, thought leader and television personality, Susie Frazier, for a lunch and learn speaking event for remodeling industry professionals. The topic was wellness as a priority for this next generation of interior design.
March/April 2017, Housetrends Magazine - Meet & Greet With Designer/TV Personality Susie Frazier. "I grew up in the Southwest and being outdoors was a pretty big part of my life. So I just cultivated a sensibility around seeing patterns in the environment...Even if they were decomposing, they just became very beautiful to me. It's about looking at what you have and placing a greater priority on the things that hold meaning."
September 28, 2016, Smart Business Magazine - Artisan transforms discards into something beautiful. Susie Frazier has an eye for converting cast-aside materials - scrap pieces of stone, steel, and wood - into works of art that catch the eye and calm the soul. One of the best sources for new items to use in her work are manufacturer's scrap piles. "I have 22 different fabricators all over the region..."
September 28, 2016, Organic Spa Magazine - Soulful Home, Healthy Mind by Susie Frazier. "Every design decision we make in our homes directly influences our mental health. Much like food affects our physical bodies, interior elements in our built environments impact our emotional minds. Often we place more emphasis on how something looks than how it makes us feel, then we wonder why we're still anxious."