A peek inside Jeff Lewis's portfolio

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A peek inside Jeff Lewis's portfolio

There's three things I know for sure about Jeff Lewis from Bravo's Flipping Out. 1. He adores his animals, 2. he's a control freak and 3. his designs are gorgeous. Whenever I see one of his completed projects, I get the feeling Jeff might just be my brother from another mother or something. I could move in to any of his flips and feel as if it were designed with me in mind. Oh, Jeff, dear Jeff, if you're

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9 by Design Before and After Photos

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9 by Design Before and After Photos

Think of Bravo's new show, 9 by Design as Jon & Kate + 8 meets Flipping Out. The docu-series chronicles the trials and tribulations of the Novogratz family as parents Bob and Cortney juggle raising 7 kids and running the successful NYC design firm, Sixx Design. To add to the drama, they are finishing up renovating a new home for their family, as evidenced here by some still before and after shots from the 2nd episode of the series.

The bedroom above, after:

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Bravo’s New Reality Show: American Artist

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Bravo’s New Reality Show: American Artist

Sex and the City’s Sarah Jessica Parker has been shopping a new reality t.v. show, and Bravo may have bought it. It’s called ‘American Artist’ and has been described as a “‘Project-Runway’-style competition series that takes on the art world.” Aspiring artists will create various types of artwork and will be judged by ‘a panel of experts.’ No official word from Bravo at this time, but as PR will be making the move to Lifetime next season, Bravo...

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Project Runway Apartment Tour

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created on: 07/17/08

If you haven’t heard, PR Season 5 started last night, which means my Wednesday nights are complete once again. It also means we get a peek inside the designers' new home at the New Gotham building. The contestants were housed among six apartments for their two month stint. They consisted of one and two-bedroom units that measured between 650 to 1,000 square feet. Gotham donated the space for the show, but if the average joe wanted to sign on the...

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Announcing The Curbly Top Design Fan Club!

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Announcing The Curbly Top Design Fan Club!

Bravo has set itself apart in the business of reality TV in that they made it good. Case in point: ‘Project Runway’ and ‘Top Chef’ whose contestants actually have skills. As of January 31st at 11/10CT the cable TV network is adding a new offering to their delicious lineup. Its name says it all: ‘Top Design.’

The Show

Hosted by Todd Oldham, ‘Top Design’ will pit 12 designers in head to head weekly tasks whose outcome will be judged by Jonathan...

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