Season 1, Episode 1

Challenge 1: Design a New York Townhouse

The competition begins as 10 aspiring designers meet host Clive Pearse and get their first challenge: Design an entire NYC townhouse in 24 hours! Judges Martha McCully, Vern Yip and Cynthia Rowley are surprised, impressed and bewildered by the results.





10 Designers. One Shot at Stardom. Who will be the next HGTV Design Star?

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