"See ya later, decorator!" It may sound corny, but when interior designers on Bravo's Top Design (Wednesdays at 10 pm/ET) hear Jonathan Adler utter that dreaded line, they know it's time to pack their paint swatches and leave. Over the last seven weeks, Adler and his team of take-no-prisoners tastemakers have whittled 12 hopefuls down to a minimalist five. Here's a look at the ambitious finalists who are still hoping to ace the ultimate DIY test.
GOIL AMORNVIVAT, age 33Job: Teacher, Parsons School of Design Style: UltramodernFavorite room color: A combo of off-whites Why the judges always heart him: "I think they liked that I'm a problem solver. Todd [Oldham] would give us a proble
The folks at Top Design (premiering Wednesday at 11 pm/ET) kicked off the start of Bravo's newest reality show with a serious challenge — redecorating the New York City subway system. To celebrate the premiere, interior design mogul and Top Design judge Jonathan Adler transformed a 42nd Street platform into a stylish living room complete with a flat screen TV and plug-ins for iPods.
"If a New York subway stop can look a whole lot better than my living room, then they must be doing something right," Bravo president Lauren Zalaznick said at the Jan. 29 event. "Or else I'm doing something really wrong with my living room."
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Last call for your burning questions for Smallville exec Al Gough. Post 'em here, by noon/ET.... Elizabeth Taylor was among the first to contribute to Hillary Clinton's presidential run, chipping in the maximum allowed.... Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson plays himself on an upcoming episode of Disney Channel's Cory in the House.... Toon Disney premieres its "Great Toon Weekend Getaway" programming block Saturday at noon.... If you're in the vicinity of Grand Central Station on Monday morning, Bravo's Top Designer Jonathan Adler will be there at 10:30 am to unveil a transformed 42nd Street shuttle platform. Do bamboo shades go with hobos, though?