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India Hicks

A Nightmare To Decide

November 5, 2008 • 5:22 PM ET
Bloody hell I can't believe it's over. How incredibly well they did. What a nightmare it was deciding. How easy the producers made it look ... evil little elves. It was in fact agony, painful, and heartbreaking because every one of those worn-out...
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That Certain Je Ne Sais Quoi

October 30, 2008 • 9:13 AM ET
In the cutthroat world of interior design you need that "je ne sais quoi." The legendary Mrs.Lancaster of Colefax and Fowler would just walk into a house and utter such unforgettable lines as: "I want this room painted the color of elephants'...
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Rules Of Decorating

October 22, 2008 • 9:35 PM ET
Every week, when I see the show, I watch with interest as the backstory to each of the final designs unfolds. It's a real eye opener, because of course we, the judges, are totally removed from all that kerfuffle and angst - and necessarily so. We...
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One Man's Trash Is Another Man's Treasure

October 8, 2008 • 9:37 PM ET
Of course this was a challenge close to my heart. I certainly do not live a fanatically "Green" life but I do try to lead a "responsible" one. I spent two years designing a collection for Crabtree & Evelyn that was a reflection of just that...
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Get Your Running Shoes On

October 1, 2008 • 9:39 PM ET
The First Annual Top Design Triathlon of Decorating ... just saying it is exhausting. As Nathan so rightly said last week "This is a competition baby, get your running shoes on." Now I've run marathons and every step of those 26.2 miles is...
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Pigs In Lipstick

September 17, 2008 • 10:31 PM ET
As ever choosing your running mate ... and the good guy finishing last. We had spoken about clients who could be opinionated and demanding in the first episode, and here they were, Project Runway starlets. I felt for my contestants on this...
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