Wayne Newton's Guesthouse From Design Star Challenge 5

In week five of Design Star, the final four contestants are given the challenge of designing a guesthouse for Mr. Las Vegas himself, Wayne Newton. Judge and designer Vern Yip gives tips for how to be a design star in your own home.

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Hide CaptionShow CaptionTodd and Will were challenged with the large window and stone fireplace due to the proportions of the living room.
There are three critical components to this week's challenge: identifying client needs, determining what existing conditions to take advantage of and which ones to play down, and space-planning ability.

Todd and Will had quite the challenge with this living room due to its proportions, large window and large stone fireplace. Early on, they figure out that orienting the furniture correctly would be a key component to successfully addressing the Newtons' needs. This team also identifies the view out the window and the fireplace as two features to highlight.