Matt Locke

HGTV’s Design Star Season 5: Patio Daddy-O

This week’s episode of HGTV’s Design Star involves designing an urban outdoor space.  The designers are brought to the rooftop deck of the Trump International Hotel so that we can be reminded ad nauseam of the production company's connection to [...]

Craigslist Cuteness

The kiddo woke me up in the middle of the night and I can't get back to sleep.  What's in it for you?  It's time for Middle of the Night Craigslist Crawl! And I'm punchy, so this'll be gooooood. AUSTIN [...]

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 Design Star's Tashica Morgan Interview

My dread meter was a tad on the high side today, in anticipation of talking to eliminated Design Star contestant Tashica Morgan. While it might appear that I'm a confrontational person, I was not looking forward to the possibility of [...]

HGTV’s Design Star: Genevieve Gorder Interview

My HGTV Celebrity Phone Tour continues with my chat with Genevieve Gorder, star of Dear Genevieve and one of the three judges on Design Star. I had a great time talking to her and it got me all revved up [...]