Judges' Tips: Design a Hollywood Home

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 CaptionTorie and Jany's use of a blue, brown and cream color palette in this bedroom is a little predictable, but overall the judges fee the room is a success.
Genevieve Gorder
"Mixing patterns and creating a trio of beds that connected through different elements and pattern instead of just matching them would've created a richer, more complete space." Get the rest of Genevieve's tips from this challenge »

Candice Olson
"An asymmetrical grouping of a just a single lamp, art and accessories on the dresser; a super-scaled lattice wallpaper pattern on one wall; or a casually placed, free-form hide carpet would all add a little tension to shake things up and keep this room from looking like it’s trying too hard." Get the rest of Candice's tips from this challenge »

Vern Yip
"Custom upholstered headboards that could be real design statements instead look meek and skimpy as they barely peek above the pillows. It would have been nice to have seen these headboards reach almost to the ceiling to anchor the room and give ownership of the space behind each bed." Get the rest of Vern's tips from this challenge »