The interior designer from Memphis, Tennessee took home the prize for the first season of the head-to-head competition show.
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In the inaugural challenge, the eight designers are tasked with redesigning individual "design labs" (aka "the ugliest rooms in America"). Each space must become a dining room/living room that embodies the designer's own personal brand. See the Gallery
In the series opener, the eight designers are tasked with reinventing their individual "pre-designed" design labs" (aka "the ugliest rooms in America"). Each space must be transformed to become a dining room/living room that embodies the designer's own personal brand.
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The designers are challenged to maximize functionality in small rooms with custom-built furnishings that can transform the space from home office to party room. Contestants stretch their creativity to invent space-saving solutions and execute an office space that can be adapted for happy hour. See the Gallery
Designers pair off and are forced to stretch their building design skills as they repurpose three unconventional vessels – a train caboose, a city bus and an airplane . If creative upcycles are your jam, you won't want to miss this!
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Contestants bust through the walls of their individual design labs to create a cohesive indoor/outdoor living spaces filled with lush, living, natural elements. Five designers remain, and pressure builds as we wait to see who'll come out on top. See the Gallery
Remaining contestants compete in two separate challenges to showcase their talents and brand aesthetic. From dreamy bedrooms to lifestyle-driven multipurpose rooms, who will win the $50K and be welcomed as the newest member of the HGTV family? See the Gallery
HGTV's classic design-competition show just got a renovation you won't want to miss.
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Eight designer/renovators are brought to the Design Hub, a custom village where they face a gauntlet of challenges. Celebrity guests join Allison Holker Boss and judges Jonathan Adler and Lauren Makk as designers compete for $50,000 and their own show.
See what the Design Star contestants you loved have been up to since the original classic show — from season one's David Bromstad to contestants from the eighth season.
What Ever Happened To ...?
Six contestants that almost became Design Star champions came back for a second shot in the spinoff series Design Star All Stars. Take a look back at the spaces that sent them home the first time around. See the Gallery
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