meet your hosts

Dixie Stark

Dixie is an interior designer who loves to talk (lol), and especially about all things design. She always brings her rare blend of Southern charm and Pacific Northwest sensibilities. Dixie lives in Seattle with Jay (Design Salvation CTO), and her two design-dogs, Bella and Willy. Find Dixie at

Annie Lundquist

Annie loves to talk too (maybe a little less loudly than Dixie…). She’s been in the biz for over twenty-five years giving her a unique perspective to the podcast as a seasoned designer. Annie lives with Deke, Design Salvation CSO (Chief Snack Officer), their two kids (currently away at college) and her sweet, deaf dog Biscuit. Find Annie at