Season 5, Episode 1

The White Box Challenge

In the heart of New York City, HGTV hosts Vern Yip, Candice Olson, and Genevieve Gorder welcome twelve of the country's most talented interior designers. Hailing originally from the Virgin Islands, Arkansas, Portland, New York, Los Angeles, and everywhere in between, the designers embark upon the opportunity of a lifetime, competing for their own show on HGTV. The designers get right to work on their first challenge which is to design a white box bedroom space inspired by the personality of a fellow designer. Faced with the challenge of finding all their items in an Asian market and with a $500 budget, the designers scramble to find what they need to create diverse spaces. As they get to work, plans backfire, paint spills, and questionable creative choices threaten to imperil several designers. In the end, one designer is eliminated from the competition, and eleven survive to see another day of design.
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