Kris Swift

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 [...]

Design Star 7: The Kardashians

Things I never expect to write about on my blog: 1. The Effing Kardashians 2. Intentional Use of 1970's-Style Arched Windows 3. How Much I Loathe an Austin Designer This week's episode of Design Star revolves around creating new office [...]

Design Star 7: White Room Challenge

The iconic White Room Challenge is the one episode Design Star fans all know is coming. Like Top Chef's Restaurant Wars, this is the ultimate challenge. Designtestants can practice for it, but they can never quite anticipate all of the [...]

Design Star 7: Premiere Episode

First of all, my apologies for not completing my cast critiques for all of the HGTV Design Star Season 7 finalists before the premiere episode aired. I just couldn't cram it all in, especially in this "gap week" between the [...]