HGTV's Designer of the Year Awards 2022 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 2022 HGTV Designer of the Year Awards.

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.

Interior Designer + 2021 Overall Winner of the Designer of the Year Awards

Urbanology Designs

We like to say we’re not simply putting objects into a home; we’re crafting a way of living. Getting you there means designing spaces that defy the status quo. Which means solving problems. It means having you live with the evocative and the provocative.

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.

Managing Design + Decorating Editor

H. Camille Smith

Camille is a managing editor for, fine artist and antique furniture devotee. As a former interior designer and Nickelodeon animator, she has a real passion for balanced, beautiful interiors with a touch of whimsy and punch of color. Camille shares a mid-century cottage with two exceptionally pampered pooches and rooms filled with vintage finds.

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