Josh Foss of Design Star season two considers himself a "metro-hippie" who loves to incorporate natural, sustainable and "green" elements into all his designs.
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Name: Josh Foss
Show Canceled: Challenge 2
Home: St. Paul, Minnesota
Profession: Green Designer
Education: Bachelor's degree in Fine Arts — Principia College
Why I should win: I have a fun, progressive and "green" perspective toward design and life.
A designer's best friend: Their imagination.
My design style boils down to: Warm modern, clean lines, retro twist.
Three favorite design styles:
A design do: Quality over quantity — it is better to have one thing you love than four that you don't.
A design don't: Furnish and decorate your home from one source.
Favorite designer: Charles and Ray Eames. My dad worked for them back in the early 1960s.
If I weren't a designer, I'd be: A whale-watching tour guide.
Favorite room to design: Living room.
Dream design project: Design the interior of an organic deli or restaurant in a 'hip" part of town.
If you win, what kind of show would you like to do: A show that incorporates green design into people's minds.
Family: My mom, Monica; older brother, Asa, and sister, Lara.
When not working, I'm: Biking, jogging or at an independent movie theater.
Something you'd never guess about me: I have a wardrobe larger than four teenage girls combined.
Unusual skills: Above-average freestyle walker.
Childhood dream: To be an architect or professional baseball player.
My dream vacation: Sail the Pacific coast from Oregon to Vancouver, British Columbia.
Three words that describe me: Metro-hippie, driven and bona fide.
What scares me: Apathy toward our environment.
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