Kevin Grace's Design Portfolio

Kevin, a fashion merchandise director from Chicago, Ill., joins the cast of HGTV Design Star season six. Take a peek at the designs that earned him a spot on the show.

  • Kevin's Favorite Conversation Piece

    This foot stool belonged to Grace's grandmother. He had it recovered with celery-dyed pony hair. \"It's a great pop of color and conversation piece,\" he says.

  • Warm Color Vignette

    Grace mixes ceramic pieces in warm reds, oranges and yellows to create a unified vignette in his Chicago home. Woven wooden panels serve as an artful backdrop.

  • Fireside Sitting Area

    This eclectic fireside sitting area features a midcentury table, a contemporary chair and lots of plush pillows and blankets for stylish lounging.

  • Midcentury Miniatures

    Grace shows off his love of modern design with his collection of tiny takes on classic midcentury chairs, from the Eames lounge chair to the Barcelona chair.

  • Thrift Shop Find

    Grace says his favorite pieces are the ones found in Chicago's alleys and thrift shops, like this rehabbed china cabinet. He spent a week cleaning it up, adding new hardware and bird decals, then used it to display his white pottery collection.

  • Modern Dining Room

    This pitch-perfect midcentury dining room features a vintage bench and modern chairs.

  • A Colorful Collection

    White walls and simple shelving showcase Grace's bright-hued art collection.

  • Salon Makeover

    Grace redesigns a salon with weathered floors and distressed furniture to create a calm, clean environment.

  • French Inspiration

    Damask wallpaper sets the scene of this French-inspired salon.

  • Contemporary Vintage

    Ghost chairs are combined with traditional French-inspired furnishings for a new meets old look.

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