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 CaptionAntonio, Lonni and Amy set the scene for this glamorous living room with bright white walls and furniture. To add color to the space, they paint an accent wall purplish-gray and add pops of hot pink.
Genevieve Gorder
"What I thought was so brilliant about the use of this particular fireplace wall was the unexpected hot-pink ducks. Not only do they add a beautiful whimsy and a powerful accent color, but they are using the most important space in the room, the vertical." Get the rest of Genevieve's tips from this challenge »

Candice Olson
"The trick to tackling a huge room like this is to divide it up into zones and that’s just what this design trio does so well. There is an area to take in the view; a sprawling wall shelf that doubles as both display and seating; (great for those big LA parties); and a main conversation grouping that floats in front of the fireplace." Get the rest of Candice's tips from this challenge »

Vern Yip
"Beautiful and streamlined furniture selections speak to the simple elegance of this space, and bubble wrap (with a great graphic pattern) hung on the wall demonstrates that a good designer can think outside the box to create art from almost any material." Get the rest of Vern's tips from this challenge »