Miami Home Show’s Celebrity Design Projects are Underway!

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, Lauren Pastrana.

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 to show-goers.

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 Show

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 Show

August 31 to September 3, 2018 (Labor Day Weekend)

Friday: 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Saturday: 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Sunday: 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Monday: 12:00 pm - 7:30 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 Photography

 Media Contact: Lisa Morales, Marketing & Communications Director Home Show Management Corp., allegorypr @ gmail [dot] com, 305.667.9299


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