Hometown: Los Angeles, California
Current Job: Set designer
Why I should win HGTV Design Star:
Because I'm bigger, badder and bolder.
Describe your design style in four words.
Modern cave dwelling meets medieval contemporary
Who is your design icon?
What is your dream design project?
Too many to list
Where do you get your inspiration?
Friends, travel and music
When designing, what can't you live without?
What are your most creative hours of the day?
Midnight to 3 am
What do you think is the worst design trend?
What's one thing about you that would surprise people?
I love to cook.
Where's the farthest you've ever traveled from home?
Japan. I helped curate an art show for NYC artists and photographers.
What's your guilty pleasure?
Fast cars and faster women. Food.
What's your most unusual talent?
What word/phrase do you say way too often?
When I was a kid, I thought I would be:
A rock star
What's your fashion style?
T-shirt and jeans
Color: Flat black, hot pink and fluorescent green
Scent: Napalm in the morning
Music: Metal, punk rock and outlaw country
Food: Healthy organic, Vietnamese and Italian
Magazine: Rolling Stone, Dwell, Bon Appetit, Dazed and Id
Movie: The Jerk
TV Show: Rock of Love
Room in your house: The kitchen and bedroom
Room to design: Bathroom
Thing in your home: A jackalope, art, old records, guitars, collection of oddities and books
Vacation destination: Southeast Asia and Italy
HGTV show: Divine Design and Design on a Dime
Design Star : Design Star Designers : Home & Garden Television