Catch Up With Contestants: Where Are They Now? By: Liz Gray and Keri Sanders July 06, 2015 See what the Design Star contestants you loved (or loved to hate) have been up to since the show. Price and stock could change after publish date, and we may make money off these affiliate links. Learn more. 1 / 99 Season 1: David Bromstad David has come full circle, from contestant to season one winner to this year's HGTV Star host and mentor.