HGTV's Designer of the Year Awards 2020 Panel of Judges

From HGTV hosts and executives to award-winning designers, learn about this year's distinguished panel of judges that will select the Overall Winner of the HGTV's 2020 Designer of the Year Awards.

2019 HGTV Designer of the Year Winner
2019 HGTV Designer of the Year Winner

Kristina Crestin

As the overall winner of the 2019 HGTV Designer of the Year Awards, Kristina Crestin will share her expert opinion in naming the 2020 HGTV Designer of the Year.

Kristina and her team can be found in the heart of Manchester by the Sea, Massachusetts. Kristina has extensive knowledge of all things interior. Her passion for what she does, coupled with her engaging positive attitude, allows each of her clients to truly enjoy their unique design journey. Read More

Interior Designer
Interior Designer

Veronica Solomon

Veronica brings over 12 years of expertise as CEO + Principal Interior Designer of the Casa Vilora Interiors team. She is a Design Blogger and Influencer, an Interior Design Business Mentor to a community of over 3500 Interior Designers worldwide and past President of Interior Design Society Houston Chapter. 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 2020 and HGTV Dream Home 2020.

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

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

Mariel Clark

Mariel is the digital video and editorial director 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

Next Up

You Voted, Now Meet Your Winning Picks of HGTV Faces of Design

More than 1,000 of the nation's leading designers and architects submitted their best work for our HGTV Faces of Design Awards. From countryside escapes to big city digs, our competition showcased the best of the best, all vying for your vote.

2017 HGTV Ultimate Outdoor Awards Panel of Judges

From HGTV executives to award-winning landscape professionals, learn about this year's distinguished panel of judges that will select the Overall Winner of the 2017 HGTV Ultimate Outdoor Awards.

HGTV Smart Home 2020 Winner Announcement

Meet the lucky winner of HGTV Smart Home 2020 in Pittsburgh, PA.

HGTV Dream Home 2020 Winner Announcement

Meet the lucky winner of HGTV Dream Home 2020 on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina.

HGTV Urban Oasis 2020 Winner Announcement

Meet the lucky winner of HGTV Urban Oasis 2020 in Portland, Maine.

HGTV Magazine's 2020 Holiday Gift Guide

Really unique, totally cheerful, very very wonderful gifts (for everyone!).

HGTV's Summer 2020 Season Spotlights Returning Favorites, Virtual Design-Help & Comedy

Against the backdrop of extraordinary times, HGTV viewers can rely on celebration of home and family, expert guidance from familiar faces, inspiring family-driven renovations — and some novel surprises.

Related Pages