Meet 2017's People's Pick Winners of Faces of Design

You voted and the results of your 800,000+ votes are in, friends! Scroll through for the People's Pick winner for each category and find out who reigns supreme as the overall People's Pick and Judges' Panel winner for HGTV's Faces of Design 2017.

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September 13, 2017

Photo By: Photo by Sarah Dorio; Design by: CLOTH & KIND; Builder: Athens Building Company

Photo By: Photo by Sarah Dorio; Design by: CLOTH & KIND; Builder: Athens Building Company

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Judges' Choice + People's Pick Overall Winner: Countryside Escapes

And the blue ribbon goes to: this statement-making countryside escape designed by Cloth + Kind. The modern farmhouse stole the hearts of both our panel of judges and HGTV fans alike with its crisp white exterior, sleek structural design and, of course, that striking wraparound porch.

Judges' Choice + People's Pick Overall Winner: Countryside Escapes

The wow-worthy designs from Cloth + Kind continue throughout the the home’s interior, making it easy to see why this modern farmhouse was voted our overall winner. Whitewashed walls mirror the home's siding-clad exterior and reflect the natural light streaming through spacious windows. Natural wood beams, a weathered brick hearth and cushy upholstery creates an airy-yet-cozy space unlike any we’ve seen before. See the rest of the winning project here >>

Big City Digs Winner: Sophisticated SF Bay Area Home

The San Francisco Bay has never looked quite as beautiful as it does from the window of the winning home for our Big City Digs category, designed by Brooke Wagner. The masses swooned over the Bay Area home and we can see why. With bright, white built-ins, sophisticated white furnishing and that ultra-elegant fireplace? Consider all of us at HGTV swept off our feet, too! Tour the rest of the home here >>

Waterside Retreats Winner: Texas Lake House with Sprawling Porch

Furman and Keil Architects take home top honors for our Waterside Retreat category with their striking lakefront home in Austin, TX. The space boasts a comfortable screened-in porch and walls of floor-to-ceiling windows, each offering guests a unique vantage point of the home’s breathtaking, panoramic lake views. See more of the winning waterside retreat here >>

Curb Appeal Winner: Modern California Farmhouse

Curb appeal, indeed. SDG Architecture Inc. appealed to everyone with this show-stopping, Silicon Valley home. The modern exterior is inviting, featuring clean structural lines, snowy white siding and inky casings on windows. SDG made use of stacked stone along the front porch for added texture and a curved driveway weaves in front of the property’s impeccable, manicured lawn. See more of this appealing home here >>

Master Retreat Winner: Modern Malibu Beach Getaway

Sweeping ocean views, private patio, floor-to-ceiling windows, warm wood and a gorgeous (and ginormous!) bed? It’s safe to say that this modern master retreat by Katherine Carter Design checks off all our voters’ boxes — and then some. Tour the rest of the retreat here >>

Living Large in Small Spaces Winner: Lake Front Cottage

HGTV fans would be willing to downsize to live in this lovely, little cottage designed by Lisa Furey. The pint-sized paradise offers lakefront views and is charming from the inside out. The cottage comes complete with a cozy kitchenette (with a farmhouse sink!), built-in storage throughout and gorgeous French doors that open onto a private patio. See more of this small, stylish home here >>

Kitchen + Dining Winner: Polished Wood-Infused Kitchen

Jordan Iverson takes the cake with his classic white kitchen, infused with warm, natural wood touches throughout. Iverson inspires by combining various stains and finishes, all the while maintaining a tailored and airy design in the space. Cinnamon-hued ceiling beams and fawn cabinets complement one another while a cool quad of cognac-colored stools line the island for easy entertaining. Explore the rest of this kitchen here >>

Living Spaces Winner: Warm Wood-Infused Living Room

Kendall Simmons wowed the crowd with her understated, white-on-white design in this transitional living room. A favorite feature of this space? The chocolate-stained cedar beams Simmons used to create a custom, coffered ceiling that stylishly draws your eye upward while giving the room a cozy, timeless feel. Tour the rest of the living space here >>

Crazy for Color Winner: Luxe Jewel-Toned Living Room

Voters were enamored with Jenn Feldman’s pigment-packed design in this high-glamour living room. The space is rich, dripping with saturated jewel-tones. Luxurious velvet furnishings and gilded accents round out the space for an overall, color-clad design worthy of royalty. See more of the space here >>

Kid-Tastic Spaces Winner: Playroom With Tunnel + Climbing Wall

We can’t say we’re surprised that this playroom packed with primary colors and its very own climbing wall stole the show for Kid-Tastic Spaces. All walls aside, designer Pippa Lee left very little for kiddos to desire with a cool and comfy nap tunnel, a coloring corner and a reading fortress up top. All votes pointed to coolest kid room ever, and we are inclined to agree. Tour the rest of the playroom here >>

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Pattern + Texture Winner: Country Estate with Rustic Finishes

Voters were blown away by the pattern expertise displayed by designer Martin Kobus in this dramatic, rustic estate home. We love the dramatic layering of neutral hues and textured finishes across the floors, walls and ceiling throughout Kobus’ design. Most impressive? The opulent, tufted velvet sectional that ensures seating for a large crowd and the unique, orb chandelier overhead. Peek at more of this design here >>

Dramatic Before + Afters Winner: Charming Bungalow on the Coast

DiMauro Architects, Inc. gave a home that was once dark, dingy and oh-so-dreary a second chance on life with a, truly, unbelievable facelift. Voters delighted in the coastal home’s transformation into this sweet, sage storybook bungalow that stands before you today. Scroll through all the before and after photos here>>

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