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Arc_ID Alum Featured in HGTV’s “Design Star”



The Los Angeles Daily News featured an article on UCLA Extension Arc_ID alumna Amy Sklar who is currently trying her hand at television in the popular HGTV show Design Star You can read her Bio on the HGTV website. The article details the style of her Silverlake home, as well as her own personal design ideology.

An excerpt from the Daily News article gives some interesting background about Amy’s journey into television and interior design:
“Before becoming an interior designer, Sklar spent time on the New York stand-up comedy circuit. That’s where she met her husband, who is best-known as being one-half of the Sklar Brothers. The duo has appeared on countless TV shows over the years, including ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’, ‘Entourage’ and ESPN’s ‘SportsCenter’.

Now Amy Sklar is hoping to break into television.Of course, that remains to be seen, since Sklar is not allowed to talk about the outcome of “Design Star” just yet.

‘The finalists featured in this season’s HGTV Design Star are extraordinarily talented and ready to do whatever it takes to win,’ says James Bolosh, vice president of event programming for HGTV. ‘With so many strong personalities involved, we have no doubt that viewers will be captivated and entertained by the competition.’ “

Watch the show Sundays at 10pm to find out if she wins! The winner will get their own HGTV show!

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