Channel 4 is looking for talented Northamptonshire interior designers to feature in their brand new show. The new peak-hour interior design competition is based in Sheffield and will see competitors take part in a series of challenges to win their own dream apartment.
In Design your dream, nominees will each be allocated an empty space within Eyewitness Works in the heart of the Yorkshire city to showcase their unique design talent. Candidates will be judged on a series of tasks in the apartment and elsewhere.
Competitors will compete against each other, whittled down until only one remains. The competition winner will own their own two-bedroom apartment in the historic Sheffield development
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Deborah Dunnett, Editor, Features and Daytime at Channel 4, said: “Everyone has their own take on what makes a home stand out.
“This series promises to showcase the creative talents and tastes of UK interior designers – for a truly spectacular price.
“I look forward to working with Remarkable and delighted that the vibrant city of Sheffield is hosting this innovative competition format.”
The series is produced by Remarkable Factual (part of Banijay UK) with executive producers Joff Wilson and Breid McLoone.
It was commissioned for Channel 4 by Deborah Dunnett, Features and Daytime Editor, and Jo Street, Features and Daytime Manager.
The program is also carried out in partnership with Capital&Centric, social impact property developers based in Manchester.
Kitty Walshe, CEO of Remarkable Factual, said: “We are delighted to be working with Channel 4 on this project.
“It’s big-format factual entertainment with a truly dramatic elimination mechanic that will have viewers on the edge of their seats.
“The life-changing award is one of the biggest on British television and we are delighted to be creating this innovative new format unlike anything else.”
Adam Higgins, co-founder of Capital&Centric, said: “Our Eyewitness Works building in Sheffield is full of original features and when restored will be a true design-driven community.
“It’s going to be awesome to see how the designers put their creative spin on this historic space, with the winner finally calling it home.”
film on Design your dream will take place this summer, with casting currently underway.
With the average UK property price now topping £260,000 and with home ownership often out of reach for many people, the price could be life changing.
Aspiring candidates with a passion for interior design can apply for the series here.
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