Judges' Design Tips: The Longest Yard

Renowned interior designers and HGTV hosts Genevieve Gorder, Candice Olson and Vern Yip offer their exclusive design tips from the Design Star set.

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Hide CaptionShow CaptionThe Zimmer family wants a space where they can entertain, so the designers add an incredible barbeque that includes a gas grill, refrigerator and extra storage.

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Genevieve Gorder
"Tall planters defining one area from the next would have been really helpful and dramatic." Get the rest of Genevieve's tips from this challenge »

Candice Olson
"This is a huge yard and design elements need to mirror that scale. Small, immature plantings are lost in a yard this size." Get the rest of Candice's tips from this challenge »

Vern Yip
"Perhaps my favorite thing about what our designers accomplished this week is the balance between soft grassy areas and practical hardscaped zones." Get the rest of Vern's tips from this challenge »