Kayla Kitts

Contributor to HGTVersus

Aug 4

Think You’re The Next Design Star? Apply Now!

Past Design Star Winners

Emily, David and Antonio edged out the competition...are you next?

While the season six drama is unfolding, we’re already on the lookout for the season seven Design Star cast! Think you have what it takes to be the next Design Star?  Open casting call dates in cities around the country start next week, or submit your application and audition video online for your chance to work alongside Emily, David, Antonio and the rest of the star-studded cast of HGTV hosts.

Ready to apply? Here’s what you need to know.

DC Open Casting Call
Date: Tuesday, August 9th, 2011
Time: 10am- 2pm
Location: The Westin City Center
1400 M Street NW, Washington, DC 20005
Email: DesignStar7DC@gmail.com

Las Vegas Open Casting Call
Sunday, August 21st, 2011
Time: 10am- 2pm
Location: The Westin Casuarina
160 East Flamingo Rd., Las Vegas, NV 89109
Email: DesignStar7Vegas@gmail.com

LA Open Casting Call
Saturday, August 27th, 2011
Time: 10am- 2pm
Location: Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel
2500 North Hollywood Way, Burbank, CA 91505
Email: DesignStar7LA@gmail.com

Austin Open Casting Call
Friday, September 9th, 2011
Time: 9am- 1pm
Location: Hyatt Regency Austin
208 Barton Springs Rd., Austin, TX 78704
Email: DesignStar7Austin@gmail.com

Charlotte Open Casting Call
Friday, September 23rd, 2011
Time: 10am- 2pm
Location: Hyatt Place Charlotte/ City Park
4119 South Stream Blvd., Charlotte, NC 28217
Email: DesignStar7Charlotte@gmail.com

Boston Open Casting Call
Saturday, September 24th, 2011
Time: 10am- 2pm
Location: Lenox Hotel
61 Exeter St at Boylston., Boston, MA 02116
Email: DesignStar7Boston@gmail.com

Miami Open Casting Call
Saturday, October 1st, 2011
Time: 10am- 2pm
Location: Miami International University of Art & Design
1501 Biscayne Blvd., Ste.100, 2nd Fl Atrium, Miami, FL 33132
Email: DesignStar7Miami@gmail.com

NYC Open Casting Call
Monday, October 3rd, 2011
Time: 9am- 12pm
Location: Sutton Place
1015 Second Ave., New York, NY 10022
Email: DesignStar7NYC@gmail.com

Get more information about casting dates and requirements here.

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  1. ok…ok…I will audition one more time (: this wil be my good luck submission. 3rd time is a charm, right?

    freshchickdesigns on August 4, 2011 at 6:48 am
    • good luck!

      J.B on August 4, 2011 at 1:30 pm
  2. Hi I'm a fan of design star and Hgtv I do all tbe design in my home and I will like to participate in Design Star.

    Madeline Pagan on August 4, 2011 at 6:59 am
  3. I would love to apply but unfortunately until the Design Star creators wake up and realize the time frames that they give these poor designers to execute anything beautifully is so unrealistic, I'm out.

    Patty Allen on August 4, 2011 at 7:56 am
  4. Love watching the show, if I were a few years younger I would love to try for it, but I now would just love you to come to my home overlooking the Puget Sound and HELP!!!!;)

    Shanley Brown on August 4, 2011 at 8:48 am
  5. i think it is an opportunity to show off what is possible!

    Cyndie McManus on August 4, 2011 at 10:09 am
  6. im rlly young only a teen but still want 2 enter

    J.B on August 4, 2011 at 1:31 pm
    • same here :/ luckily, I only have two more years until I'm eligible to enter :D

      jembilee on August 6, 2011 at 11:34 am
  7. THINK I'm a Design Star???! Dude~ I KNOW I'm the next Design Star. I was born to do this. I can feel it in my bones :)

    T Bird on August 4, 2011 at 3:37 pm
  8. what is the point? If you aren't gay or if you are over 20-something and a typical cast mate of shows like Big Brother, there is not point even trying. Besides HGTV will cancel ANY show that TRUE loyal viewers have been complaining for YEARS they have missed while the network keeps putting out new shows of the same old thing. AND, when you contact HGTV to get answeres they ignore you.

    todd on August 5, 2011 at 7:06 am
  9. and notice how they stole all the talent from TLC years ago and now have dropped many of them also. does HGTV seriously think that college-age kids are their main viewers and can afford the renovations? let's face it, HGTV cares very little about Home design advice, even less about Gardening but all about superficial so-called 'reality' TV

    todd on August 5, 2011 at 7:08 am
  10. Most of the shows are real estate shows now. Boring.

    DSR on August 5, 2011 at 12:16 pm

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