Announces ‘Fresh Faces of Design Awards’ to Honor Exceptional Young Home Design Professionals

NEW YORK--() is now accepting submissions for its 2014 Fresh Faces of Design Awards, which recognizes up-and-coming designers who have shown excellence in thoughtful and creative home design. Professionals can submit their projects for consideration at All entries must be received by August 31, 2014. Winners will be announced in January 2015.

Professional interior designers, architects, builders, remodelers and more can enter their projects in one of ten award categories. Categories include “Most Family-Friendly Space,” “Best Use of Color,” “Most Dramatic Transformation,” “Best Space for a Party” among others.

“The Fresh Faces of Design Awards were designed to recognize the next generation of amazing designers. Consumers have used our website as one of the leading sources of design inspiration for years,” said Vikki Neil, senior vice president and general manager of Scripps Networks Digital. “HGTV is committed to helping our audience dream and create their ideal home. We celebrate the industry and designers who help make that happen."

A panel of editorial staff, on-air hosts and industry professionals will select six nominees for each of the ten categories from all submissions. HGTV viewers will choose the category winners by voting for their favorite projects and the panel will then select the top honor of overall winner from among the category winners.

The category winners in the Fresh Faces of Design Awards will be featured across the HGTV family of websites, mobile apps and in HGTV Magazine. The overall winner will also receive a guest editor spot on and a visit to the HGTV offices to meet with HGTV’s editorial teams.

Information on the entry process, categories, prizes and guidelines can be found at

About Scripps Networks Digital

Scripps Networks Digital is a diversified multi-platform programmer that delights millions daily with award-winning content in the home, food and lifestyle categories. Scripps Networks Digital’s websites—,,,,,,,,, and—are powered by engaging content, interactive tools and social spaces that take fans of Scripps Networks cable brands further into the story and offer online users information and inspiration to fuel their passions. SN Digital also distributes content to mobile and online partners, providing lifestyle solutions virtually anywhere, anytime.

About HGTV

America’s leading home and lifestyle brand, HGTV features a top-rated cable network that is distributed to more than 96 million U.S. households and, the premier source for home-related inspiration, instruction and entertainment, attracts more than six million people each month. The brand also includes the HGTV HOME™ consumer products line which showcases exclusive collections of paint, flooring, lighting, furniture, plants, fabrics and other home-oriented products. For more information on HGTV HOME branded products and to find a retailer, go to In partnership with Hearst Magazines, the HGTV Magazine, a home and lifestyle publication, is currently available on newsstands. Viewers can become fans of HGTV and interact with other home improvement enthusiasts through Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram. Headquartered in Knoxville, Tenn., HGTV is wholly owned by Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc. (SNI).

About HGTV Magazine

HGTV Magazine, a joint venture between Hearst Magazines and Scripps Networks Interactive, is a fresh, new home lifestyle magazine that gives readers inspiring, real-life solutions for all the things that homeowners deal with every day—from painting to pillows to property values—in an upbeat and engaging way. Inspired by HGTV’s exciting and entertaining programming, the magazine offers the value of insider advice from trusted experts, as well as the enjoyment of taking a look inside real people’s homes. Unique in concept and voice, HGTV Magazine is accessible, friendly and fun. HGTV Magazine is the No. 6 best-selling monthly magazine on newsstands and has a subscriber base of more than 1 million people.

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Rachael Jones, 865-560-3860