Featured Interior Designers and Celebrity Matches Announced
Miami, FL…July 18, 2018… Four
South Florida Interior Designers will design room vignettes for local TV News
Journalists and reveal their creations to the respective celebrity “client” at
the Miami Home Design and Remodeling
Show. The Miami Home Show will take place, Labor Day Weekend, from Friday,
August 31st to Monday,
September 3rd (Labor Day) at a NEW LOCATION, Mana
Wynwood Convention Center, 318 NW 23rd St, Miami, 33127.
The Home Show’s “Designer Rooms
for the Stars” is a popular annual tradition that begins with the selection
of the featured Interior Designers by way of submission process; matching each
designer with a TV news personality; and executing the project initiated with
just one meeting between the Interior Designer and “client.” Some design hints will
be posted on the Home Show’s social media, but the final design is revealed to
the celebrity and show-goers during the Home Show.
This year’s “Designer Rooms for
the Stars” designers and celebrity matches are:
Julia Alzate of Julia Alzate
Design and Tips will create a room vignette for WSVN7 News Anchor (5, 6 & 10 pm), Craig Stevens.
Julia Alzate is a TV
Personality and lifestyle expert. She has eight years of weekly appearances on
the live TV Show, Despierta America and on Radio Caracol, with participation in
segments about lifestyle, interior design, decoration, personal style, DIY,
green living, family budget, and more. Alzate is known by her audience for
providing amazing tips on recycling and transforming everyday household items
to obtain a unique and personalized design.
Roberta Black of RB Design
– Co-Anchor CBS4 News This Morning,
Roberta Black was educated in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where she was
born and raised. She has been living in the US for the past 17 years. Black
believes that: “Design is not for philosophy – it’s for life.” Her
inspiration came from being raised in a colorful and lively city. It gave her a
huge perspective and understanding of how to use colors, shapes and textures.
Reginald Dunlap of Reginald
Dunlap Interior Design – NBC6 in
the Mix, Hosts Johnna Gomez and Jen Herrera.
Reginald W. Dunlap possesses a talent along with a passion and true
affinity for interior design. His approach to interior design has afforded him
the opportunity to work internationally for clients around the world. Dunlap
attended Southern Methodist University in Dallas where he studied Art and
Design and he is a graduate of the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale.
Viviana Galetto of Viviana
Galetto Designs – Univison23 El
News Cafe Host, Robmariel Olea.
Long before getting her first formal training in Argentina as Interior
Designer, Viviana Galetto discovered her passion for design. After more than 20
years of transforming spaces into balanced compositions of color, light and
style, Galetto has developed a keen eye for detail. No two projects ever look
alike as she designs each one according to your unique vision and style.
The designers will be available all weekend to offer home décor advice
John Gidding of HGTV and TLC’s
“Trading Spaces” Presents: Living with Art
One of television’s most recognized architects/designers, John Gidding of TLC’s “Trading Spaces” will be the Home
Show’s featured speaker presenting, Living
in Art: Decorating Through Self-Expression. Gidding will also paint an original work of art during the first day
(before and between presentations) which will be raffled off to an audience
member at his final presentation.
Gidding will share some takeaways for how to feel about
your own “art collection”; identify ways of making walls have a purpose in
each room; introduce different usages of art in interiors through furniture,
installations, paintings, graffiti, etc.; and discuss the role of art in Trading
Spaces and why it’s always put off as "homework.”
Giddings’ seminars take place at the Ygrene Home Improvement Stage at 2:00 and 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 2nd and Monday (Labor Day), September 3rd.
About the Home Design and Remodeling
For the FIFTH consecutive year, BizBash
named the Home Design and Remodeling Show as one of Miami/South Florida’s Top
100 Events and placed fourth in the Trade Shows, Expos & Conventions
category. The Miami and Fort Lauderdale Home Design and Remodeling Shows have
been South Florida’s largest and premier home improvement expos for over forty
years. Homeowners can find a diverse range of products and solutions tailored
specifically to the Florida housing market. Plus, encounter some of South
Florida’s most prominent home designers and home remodeling companies. Because
the Home Show features superior vendors, tens of thousands of excited
homeowners attend the Home Shows, every year.
Where, When and Contact Information
Miami Home Design and Remodeling
August 31 to September 3, 2018
(Labor Day Weekend)
Friday: 4:00 pm –
Saturday: 12:00 pm –
Sunday: 12:00 pm –
Monday: 12:00 pm –
Mana Wynwood Convention Center
318 NW 23rd St, Miami, FL 33127
$10.00 adults; $1.00 children 11 and under. Online or at the Box
Office. Purchase tickets online by Thursday, August 30th and SAVE $3.00.
Designer Rooms for the Stars! The Miami Home Design and Remodeling
Show’s featured Interior Designers will each design a room vignette for a South
Florida TV news journalist. The final creations will be revealed to the
celebrities at the Show!
(l to r) Reginald Dunlap, Julia
Alzate, Viviana Galetto, Roberta Black
Photo Credit | Michelle VanTine
Media Contact: Lisa Morales, Marketing and Communications Director Home Show Management Corp. allegorypr @ gmail [dot] com, 305.667.9299