Season 5

Design Star 7: Skirts in Yurts

Last week we watched a very dull episode of Design Star that ran aground of its full potential. Charged with incorporating assigned colors in meaningful ways, the designers had full reign to lavish eye candy upon us...but none of the [...]

HGTV’s Design Star Season 6: Jersey Shore B&B

Last night's episode of Design Star featured a few good ideas and a whole lot of suckage.  Take this room for instance, which judge Vern Yip referred to as "the best room I've seen in all six years of Design [...]

Design Star Peeps

Still on vacation, but have a few announcements regarding the folks associated with Design Star for you HGTV diehards out there: MATT LOCKE, Season 3 Finalist My buddy Matt Locke has spent the past few months creating a curated collection [...]

Design Star Season 5 Winner Emily Henderson!

Despite declaring a much-needed day of rest today, recent Design Star winner Emily Henderson was kind enough to chat with me about her career-changing experience.  I was psyched to interview her--not because she won, and not because she validated my [...]

Design Star Sightings

Making appearances last night at Design Star Emily Henderson's Hollywood viewing party: Matt Locke (Season 3 runner-up), Casey Noble (Season 5), Lonni Paul (Season 4), and Nathan Galui (Season 4), who just moved to LA to start a [...]

HGTV’s Design Star Season 5 Finale: Emily Henderson FTW!

I know we got ourselves a brand-spankin' new Design Star last night--a finish that made me want to celebrate with champagne too--but y'all, all I can think about today is MY BABY'S IN KINDERGARTEN MY BABY'S IN KINDERGARTEN MY BABY'S [...]