Hometown: Calgary, Canada Resides: Santa Monica Mountains, CA
Blessed with an innate eye for beauty, Andrea has over 15 years of personal and professional design experience. At 36, she has built and sold over 15 custom homes, as well as remodeled multiple residential and commercial properties
An avid gardener, homemaker and child-focused philanthropist, Andrea believes that spaces need to function, make sense, and be inviting and comfortable. She lives on a farm just outside of Los Angeles, with her husband, actor Ricky Schroeder, and their four children, three dogs and various farm animals.
Hometown: Greenwich, CT Resides: New York City, NY
A graduate of the Culinary Institute of America, 30-year old Eddie has already established himself in the television, catering and publishing industries. Having run his own catering company, Eddie made the move to publishing, working at both House Beautiful and Martha Stewart Living. Currently Senior Style Editor of Living, Eddie considers interior design crucial to a healthy lifestyle-something that "ought to be comfortable, timeless and, above all, beautiful."
Raised in Easley, South Carolina, Kerry (also known as "Big Daddy") describes his style as "eclectic, with a mix of traditional and contemporary." A true southerner at heart, he is focused primarily on residential design work, and believes that, if not for his family's love and encouragement, he would not be the successful designer that he is today. Kerry lives in North Atlanta, where he owns and operates Howard House Interiors.
Hometown: Mountainside, NJ Resides: New York City, NY
An avid world traveler and successful motion picture and TV set decorator, Ondine has a gift for transforming even the most sterile spaces into elegant, comfortable, and livable, works of art. Continually pushing the limits of high-end interior design, on-set and in person, her boutique design studio (Ondine Karady Design) caters to an impressive clientele of celebrities, Hollywood directors and Washington opinion makers.
A southwestern native, Preston began his design education at an early age, studying under numerous architects, developers and furniture designers prior to enrolling at The Fashion Institute for Design and Merchandising. After studying abroad for a year, Preston established his own design firm, at age 21. He describes his style as "sexy and sophisticated" and believes "good design should always have that 'wow factor.'"
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA Resides: New York City, NY
Raised by a Dutch model and Russian/Armenian meat factory owner, Serge describes his biggest accomplishment as "learning to live without fear, being completely in the present, and doing whatever he's inspired to do." The first natural born American in his family, he runs his own design company, Serge Van Lian (a fusion of his mother and father's last names) and loves to "roam around the city with no destination, looking for inspiration in architecture, nature and people."
Raised in a custom home designed by her mother and built by her dad, Teresa’s love of art and design was established early on. Energetic and down to earth, she considers nature the core of her inspiration, and enjoys balancing color, texture and scale to create amp#34;Modern Zenamp#34; environments. Heavily influenced by Asian minimalism and the lush landscapes of the Pacific Northwest, Teresa currently runs her own design firm, Keegan Designs, and has worked for Margaret Appleton Design, The Terris Draheim Showroom and Tom Kundig of Olsen, Sundberg, Kudig amp Allen Architecture.