The Antonio Treatment

The New Year’s Resolutions of Your Fave Designers & Bloggers

Another new year is six days away, can you believe it? I'm actually looking forward to '13 because unlike most people, I consider thirteen to be my lucky number. I actually turned thirteen on Friday the 13th and lived to [...]

HGTV’s Design Star Season 5 Episode 9: Sunrooms That Aren’t Sunrooms

This week’s episode of Design Star features individual challenges!  And the viewers are pleased!  For the most part.  I’m not sure why we need to put the designers in sweatboxes—someone must be handing out free sunrooms down in Chinatown. (I [...]

Review: HGTV’s The Antonio Treatment

If you've been following HGTV's Design Star over the past four seasons, you've seen them pick a standout who's become a total star (David Bromstad, Season 1), a poised professional whose show kind of fizzled out (Kim Myles, Season 2), [...]

Catching Up with HGTV’s Antonio Ballatore

I cracked open a hole in my schedule to catch up with HGTV’s Design Star Season 4 winner Antonio Ballatore about his upcoming season of The Antonio Treatment. Viewers seem to either love or hate Antonio—there aren’t many people in [...]