Design Star

HGTV's Design Star, Season 4: Antonio Ballatore Interview!

As I’ve been transcribing yesterday’s interview with Design Star Season 4 winner Antonio Ballatore, I’m having the hardest time not spelling out his dialogue phonetically.  Between his New Yawk accent and my Texas Twang, this is one crazy audio file.  [...]

HGTV's Design Star, Season 4: OMG, the Finale!

Here it is, the final episode of Design Star and it’s Antonio Ballatore vs. Dan Vickery for the title.  The challenge?  Making over a whole house, which, for the purposes of this episode, "whole house" = kitchen + living room [...]

HGTV's Design Star: Lonni Paul Interview!

If I've learned anything by conducting these interviews with Design Star finalists and judges, it's that a whole other side of their personalities are revealed when you have the privilege of speaking with the actual person and not viewing an [...]

HGTV's Design Star: Season 4, Episode 8: Celebrities' Homes

FINALLY.  The episode I’ve been waiting for—a three-way tie in my head when it comes down to the end.  This is what I live for when it comes to a design competition show.  I want to feel torn!  I want [...]