2015 Fresh Faces of Design Awards Panel of Judges

From HGTV executives to award-winning interior designers, learn about this year's distinguished panel of judges that will select the Overall Winner of the 2015 HGTV Fresh Faces of Design Awards.

Principal, Caitlin McCarthy Design
Principal, Caitlin McCarthy Design

Caitlin McCarthy

As the Overall Winner of the 2014 HGTV Fresh Faces of Design Awards, Caitlin McCarthy’s dedication to design is born out of a passion for well-considered lifestyles.

She makes it her mission to develop environments that inspire spontaneity, incite conversations, and offer retreat. Read More

Vice President, Home and Travel, Digital
Vice President, Home and Travel, Digital

Jillian St. Charles

Jillian St. Charles leads lifestyle brand websites for HGTV, Travel Channel, DIY Network and Great American Country.

Her deep love of interior design is reflected in her overflowing bookshelves, digital files and magazine racks. Read More

Principal, Pineapple House Interior Design
Principal, Pineapple House Interior Design

Steven Pararo, ASID, IIDA

Award-winning Stephen Wayne Pararo has degrees in both interior design and architecture. The insight and understanding that results from merging these two disciplines - one technically "art" and the other "science," forms the foundation of the world-class design and management firm that he started in 1981. Read More

Principal, Tobi Fairley & Associates
Principal, Tobi Fairley & Associates

Tobi Fairley, ASID

Since establishing her design firm over 15 years ago, Tobi Fairley's beautiful projects have spanned the nation, and her award-winning designs for high-profile and celebrity clients have been featured on television and in top-shelf shelter publications around the globe. Read More

HGTV.com Managing Editor
HGTV.com Managing Editor

H. Camille Smith

H. Camille Smith is a managing editor for HGTV.com, fine artist and antique furniture devotee.

As a former interior designer and Nickelodeon animator, Smith has a real passion for balanced, beautiful interiors with a touch of whimsy and punch of color. Read More

Founder, FlynnsideOut Productions
Founder, FlynnsideOut Productions

Brian Patrick Flynn

Brian Patrick Flynn is an American television producer turned interior designer with a portfolio of high-profile projects, including HGTV Urban Oasis 2015 and HGTV Dream Home 2016.

After years writing, producing and directing, Flynn tried his own hand at residential interiors, quickly earning the respect of his peers and shelter magazine editors. Read More

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Introducing the 2014 Fresh Faces of Design Awards Panel of Judges

Learn more about these qualified design experts who will have the difficult decision of choosing the best overall design from the winners in each category.

1920s English Cotswold-Style Home Gets Refreshed for Chicago-Area Family of Eight

Tasked with making a 1920s English Cotswold-style home comfortable for a family of eight, Chicago architect Michael Abraham honors the original design of the home while updating it for the 21st century.

Opened-Up Kitchen Shares Space With Dining Room

FINNE architects worked with a homeowner who wanted to open up her dark, cramped kitchen. The new space has a contemporary feel to it and an open floor plan that shares space with the dining room. Design elements including elm wood and pendant lights were used to unify the spaces.

Tour This Chic Contemporary Home With Art Deco Details

Interior designer Lauren Coburn utilized high ceilings and a crisp, black and white color scheme to highlight stylish architecture and an elegant contemporary design in this breathtaking Chicago home.

Kitchen Remodel With a Custom Look

Designer Rebecca Zajac gave her clients the kitchen of their dreams by refacing existing cabinets, adding eye-catching blue and white tile throughout, and using warm wood accents.

Most Family Friendly Space

Imaginative rooms that work hard and play hard (all while looking fabulous!).

Hilltop Modern Industrial Retreat

Designer Jordan Iverson worked to make this stunning modern home blend seamlessly with its lush hilltop location. Natural materials and a warm gray palette create a welcoming home that effortlessly brings its beautiful outdoor surroundings in.

2015 Honorable Mentions

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