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
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:
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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