What You Make of It Pull Up a Chair, Then Fix It Robert Wright for The New York Times Sadé Hooks laces a chair. More Photos » By ANDREW WAGNER Published: May 23, 2012 IT’S hard not to get swept up in the excitement of Design Week in New York, when the newest home furnishings are introduced at the International Contemporary Furniture Fair, and related events happen all over town. Multimedia Slide Show Chairs Reborn But what about all the [...]
I had an amazing time at ICFF and Design Week in NYC. I even managed to get in some hot, hands-on, DIY chair action. Check it out… (click here for the full article) “…With some serious star-studded attendees including Los Angeles-based designers Amy Devers and Tanya Aguiniga, the affair produced some gems that would have been the highlights at any of the many galleries putting their best feet forward during design week. Amy Devers (left) and Tanya Aguiniga (right) pose [...]
Amy Devers is the host and designer on A&E’s popular landscape makeover series, Fix This Yard. It is currently in it’s fourth season. 2 episodes air back to back on Saturdays at 9am/9c (repeat) and 9:30am (new). In just about any neighborhood in America, you see it – that one run down house that’s totallyovergrown and neglected with junk strewn everywhere. The neighbors’ patience is long gone and the house is officially the eyesore of the neighborhood, and even worse, [...]
Designer Travel airs in 19 different regions internationally (not currently in the U.S.) We are presently in production on season 3. Unravelling the creative DNA of a destination, Designer Travel provides a dynamic city profile, giving an “insider’s” perspective. Eschewing all things chain, bland and mass market it provides an entertaining guide map to the cool and cutting edge. Designer Travel profiles leading creatives across the entire design spectrum. Designers in the following disciplines take us on an “urban [...]
Amy Devers makes frequent appearances on Home Made Simple as one of host, Paige Davis’ team of experts. Check it out on OWN, Saturdays at 9am/8c. Looking for creative ways to tackle the household projects that have always been on your to-do list? The Home Made Simple TV Series is here to help you get started, with around-the-house DIY ideas, money-saving decorating tips, quick recipes, party planning suggestions and much more. Join former Trading Spaces host, Paige Davis, and her [...]
Designer People airs in 17 regions internationally, and is currently in it’s third season. Seasons 1 and 2 aired in the U.S. on Ovation. Designer People, hosted by artist and designer, Amy Devers, travels the globe to showcase the world’s leading designers in architecture, communication, industrial, interior, and fashion. Each episode centers on the creative insight of an acclaimed designer whose work shapes our lives and our surroundings.
In 2008 Amy Devers joined the cast of the legendary makeover series, Trading Spaces, as a resident carpenter. (Trading Spaces is no longer in production.) In Trading Spaces, two sets of neighbors redecorate a room in each others home. Each team has only two days and a $1000 budget to complete the redesign.
In 2007 Amy Devers hosted the first season of DIY’s groundbreaking interactive hit series, Blog Cabin. Viewers voted on features for a log cabin and she went out to the Smokey Mountains and built it according to their specs, along with twin contractors, Simon and Chris Hodshon, and some guest experts from DIY network. Devers blogged during the whole process and then the finished log cabin was given away in a sweepstakes. Blog Cabin is the groundbreaking multimedia experience based [...]
Freeform Furniture premiered in 2005 and ran for several years on DIY. In a total of 26 episodes, Amy Devers showed viewers how to build her original modern furniture designs using a variety of techniques and materials. While no longer in production, you can occasionally catch repeats on DIY, and you can see full episodes on diynetwork.com. About This Show On DIY’s Freeform Furniture, furniture designer Amy Devers illustrates her techniques for designing and building imaginative, functional pieces of contemporary [...]