The seventh season of the American reality television competition series HGTV Design Star premiered on May 29, 2012. The host and mentor this season is David Bromstad. Danielle Colding is the winner of Season 7 of Design Star. Her show Shop This Room premieres on August 4.
Designers get into six teams of two and three days to design a great room, three bedrooms, a den, and a design studio and lounge.
The White Room Challenge using items from a home and garden store.
Designers Transform the New Offices of The Kardashians
The remaining seven designers must create small lounge areas for a party thrown by the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce. Each lounge must be inspired by a different time/design period seen in the history of Hollywood. For their Camera Challenge, the contestants must speak publicly to the event's guests about their space.
Designers randomly select different color hues and work on different condominiums and appear on National Daytime Show, The Talk.
In the series finale, the last two finalists will create the pilot episode of a dream design show that they think will get them the HGTV Design Star crown. The show concept must showcase their personality, design point of view and overall skills. And, the remaining finalists must create an amazing room for real homeowners. Along with Genevieve Gorder and Vern Yip, original HGTV Design Star winner David Bromstad will review the shows and award the best designer the grand prize - a contract for his or her own show on HGTV.