Behind the Design Ivy Podcast | Susan Wintersteen of Savvy Interiors

Ivy Podcast Guest: Susan Wintersteen of Savvy Interiors

In’s first podcast, Ivy Co-Founders Alexandra Schinasi and Lee A. Rotenberg speak to Ivy Interior Designer Susan Wintersteen of Savvy Interiors. Listen to our entire podcast series on iTunes here.

Susan, a mother of 5 daughters, founded Savvy Interiors in 2002 out of a passion for design and desire to find a creative outlet for her energies. In 2007, her husband John joined the Savvy Interiors team and they opened a San Diego showroom in 2015. As a designer/General Contractor, she focuses on remodels and “fixing Ugly”. As their team grows to 3 senior designers and 3 junior designers, they continue to focus on their design business as well as nationally expanding their nonprofit Savvy Giving by Design.

In this podcast you’ll learn from Susan about how she decides to call it quits with a client, how she’s structured her business model, tips on working with contractors, and more!