2018 Faces of Design Awards Panel of Judges

From HGTV hosts and executives to award-winning architects and designers, learn about this year's distinguished panel of judges that will select the Overall Winner of the 2018 HGTV Faces of Design Awards.

Tami Ramsay and Krista Nye Nicholas
Tami Ramsay and Krista Nye Nicholas

CLOTH & KIND

As the Overall Winners of the 2017 HGTV Faces of Design Awards, partners and principal interior designers Tami Ramsay and Krista Nye Nicholas of Cloth & Kind Interiors share their expert opinions in naming the 2018 Faces of Design Winner.

Their combined aesthetic is a unique confluence of the myriad inspirations encountered in the world, other cultures and in the simplicity of their daily lives. And like their lives, their creative vision always reaches for that splendid mix of layers, textures and art. Read More

Vice President, Home + Travel Digital
Vice President, Home + Travel Digital

Mariel Clark

Mariel is the Vice President of digital video and editorial of the lifestyle brand websites for HGTV, Travel Channel, DIY Network and Great American Country.

Her favorite thing about her job is exploring and sharing the world’s most beautiful spaces and places. Mariel is a DIYer at heart and likes to tackle projects around her home. Read More

HGTV.com Managing Editor
HGTV.com Managing Editor

H. Camille Smith

Camille Smith is a managing editor for HGTV.com, fine artist and antique furniture devotee.

As a former interior designer and Nickelodeon animator, Smith has a real passion for balanced, beautiful interiors with a touch of whimsy and punch of color. When it comes to design Camille believes trends come and go, but good design is timeless. Read More

Founder, FlynnsideOut Productions
Founder, FlynnsideOut Productions

Brian Patrick Flynn

Brian Patrick Flynn is an American television producer turned interior designer with a portfolio of high-profile projects, including HGTV Urban Oasis 2018 and HGTV Dream Home 2018.

After years writing, producing and directing, Flynn tried his own hand at residential interiors, quickly earning the respect of his peers and shelter magazine editors. Read More

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West Indies Meets Cape Cod Style Home

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