Lisa Millard

Meet Lisa Millard, one of the talented designers on season two of Design Star. Millard loves to create art from unconventional items. She made her own wedding dress for $40 using wax paper!

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Name: Lisa Millard

Show Canceled: Challenge 1

Age: 26

Home: Berwick, Pennsylvania

Profession: Restaurant Interior Designer

Education: Bachelor's degree in Sculpture — Bloomsburg University, completed one year of a master's program at the University of the Arts

Why I should win: I believe that true success comes with dedication and drive. Look out, I have the wheel!

A designer's best friend: Imagination.


My secret weapon: My artwork/texture.

My design style boils down to: Making punk not only accepted, but elegant!

Three favorite styles:
1. Contemporary
2. Post modern
3. Old World

A design do: Definitely be willing to jump off the nest to see if you can fly. Take risks!

A design don't: Don't be arrogant about your work; confidence is good enough.

Favorite designers: Karim Rashid and Alexander McQueen.

If I weren't a designer, I'd be: A mixed-media professor.

Favorite room to design: I like to keep things interesting and mix it up!

Unusual skills: Manipulation of mundane materials.

Dream design project: I would love to work with rock stars like Butch Walker.

If you win, what kind of show would you like to do: Maybe restoration shows — turning old stuff into something crazy, or perhaps a restaurant makeover show.

Family: Husband, Lee, awesome parents, sister and her husband with two adorable kids.

When not working, I'm: I'm always working — well, I do take time to sleep.

Something you'd never guess about me: I was a cheerleader for 13 years.

Childhood dream: To become a fashion designer.

My dream vacation: Traveling to Europe (London).

Four words that describe me: Energetic, ambitious, funky and real.

If my life were a sitcom, it would be: Everyone Loves Raymond, because I live between my parents and my sister's family.

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