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Jun 1

Welcome Back, Design Star Fans


Premiering on July 19th at 10/9c, the new season of HGTV Design Star features talented new designers, incredible designs and all the drama you’ve come to love over the past three seasons.

For the upcoming season, there are returning favorites in the cast, as well as a few new faces that I’m sure you’ll find familiar.


Clive Pearse returns, along with his British charm, to host the show.


Vern Yip also returns to judge the new crop of designers’ work and offer his expertise. Check out some of Vern’s stunning room makeovers from his show, Deserving Design.


One of the new faces to join the Design Star cast is Candice Olson, who hosts one of our most popular shows on HGTV, Divine Design.


Last, but certainly not least, Genevieve Gorder joins the judging table. Check out her stunning makeovers from her show, Dear Genevieve.

What do you think of the new additions to the judging panel? Are you excited about the new sesaon?

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  1. Lsgmlkjn on October 30, 2009 at 12:26 pm
  2. I had made up my mind NOT to watch Design Star this year after the cheating they did last season. Antonio did not "win" he was picked to BE the winner before the show ever began. They had his shows all set to air b/4 the voting. But I see they are putting Dan on a show and he should have won, glad the viewers went to bat with this one. I would NEVER watch Antonio, he makes me want to buke! So glad some Americans like a clean cut clean shaven American boy. Did hgtv think Antonio was suppose represent the American Sex idol? I don't like Genevieve as a designer (personal opinion) and disappointed in Vern. He does not add his mail. He keeps saying "so and so wrote him" I don't believe that..he does not answer his emails. How could they have written him. He may draw out design, but WHAT are his talents?

    Gayle Struska on December 21, 2009 at 10:55 am

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