HGTV Design Star (season 8)
Country of origin
June 9, 2013
– July 21, 2013
The eighth season of the
American reality television competition series premiered on June 9, 2013. The series had been renamed from "Design Star" for this new edition. HGTV Star David Bromstad returned for his second season as host, and Sabrina Soto joined the show, along with returning judges Vern Yip and Genevieve Gorder.
Designers [ edit ]
Tampa, Florida 10th
St. Louis, Missouri 9th
Grand Rapids, Michigan 8th
Miami, Florida 7th
Wimberley, Texas 6th
Los Angeles, California 5th
Lake Mary, Florida 4th
Brooklyn, New York 2nd/3rd
Sonora, California 2nd/3rd
Age is at the time of the show's filming
Elimination Table [ edit ]
(WINNER) The designer won the competition.
(RUNNER-UP) The designer received second place.
(WIN) The designer was selected as the winner of the episode's elimination challenge.
(HIGH) The designer was selected as one of the top entries in the elimination challenge, but did not win.
(IN) The designer advanced to the next challenge, but was not selected as a top nor a bottom entry in the elimination challenge.
(LOW) The designer was selected as one of the bottom entries in the elimination challenge, but was not the final contestant to move on to the next round
(LOW) The designer was selected as one of the bottom entries in the elimination challenge and was the final contestant to move on to the next round.
(OUT) The designer was eliminated from the competition.