HGTV's Designer of the Year Awards 2021 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 2021 HGTV Designer of the Year Awards.

Managing Editor, Travel Channel + HGTV

Felicia Feaster

Felicia Feaster is a longtime lifestyle journalist with a background writing about film, art, design, architecture and gardens.

Interior Designers

FORBES + MASTERS

Forbes + Masters is a full-service Atlanta-based interior design team that specializes in curating the essence of you or your brand into custom-tailored residential and commercial spaces. Helmed by acclaimed young designers Tavia Forbes and Monet Masters, the firm specializes in collaborating to conceptualize and plan spaces, manage projects and contractors, and source and stage custom furnishings for a variety of clients.

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

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

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2017 HGTV Ultimate Outdoor Awards Panel of Judges

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