David Bromstad

Celebrity Interview: FORD Model Turned Interior Designer Ryan White

Happy New Year, everyone! I must say, that was a much more extended break than I had planned. It's just so hard to get back into the swing after the holidays...I'm sure I don't have to tell you that. For [...]

HGTV Star: Episode 1

Did you watch last night's premiere of HGTV Star, a.k.a. Design Star Remixed? Well I did, but only because the DVR remembered it was go-time. I'm feeling so ambivalent about it, I forgot it was even starting. A reader recently [...]

Design Star 7: Cramped Kitchen Styling

HGTV calls this week's episode of Design Star "The Ultimate Kitchen Challenge," but I beg to differ."Ultimate" implies a showcase experience with lavish details and luxurious, no-holds-barred features. The word "ultimate" immediately sets up the designers for failure. After all, [...]

Design Star 7: White Room Challenge, Take 2

Tuesday night's episode of Design Star features the seven remaining contestants designing square faux rooms. Wait a sec, didn't we do the White Room Challenge already? This time we're pretending to throw a party for Hollywood, to celebrate its 125th [...]

Design Star 7: Inside/Outside

This week on Design Star: Danielle defers, Miera's delusional, Britany ODs on chevron sauce, Stanley is manly, Kris is (gasp!) pleasant, Rachel is homesick, Mikel and Hilari just git their sh*t DONE, and apparently Wonder Bra is now [...]