Most Impractical Dwelling Design Selections, Based on Property Brothers

Ali Topan
  • Insider spoke to Drew and Jonathan Scott forward of the premiere of “Superstar IOU.”
  • The Scotts shared what they suppose are essentially the most impractical residence design decisions.
  • Jonathan dislikes too many ranges in a house, whereas Drew cautioned towards overly daring decisions.

It is no secret that Drew and Jonathan Scott are inside design consultants because of their tenure as HGTV stars on reveals like “Superstar IOU” and “Property Brothers: Without end Dwelling.” 

Insider spoke to the Scotts forward of the season three premiere of “Superstar IOU,” which options stars renovating properties alongside the brothers for family members of their lives.

Season three options celebrities like Cindy Crawford, Drew Barrymore, Kate Hudson, and the late Leslie Jordan.

As “Superstar IOU” reveals, one of many Scotts’ abilities is creating properties which might be as practical as they’re lovely, in contrast to many designers who prioritize aesthetics over use.

Given their experience, Insider requested Drew and Jonathan about essentially the most impractical design decisions they see in properties.

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Drew and Jonathan Scott on the set of “Superstar IOU” with Melissa McCarthy.


“I hate when individuals have too many ranges that simply create journey hazards,” Jonathan stated. “I’m a slipshod individual, so I’m the one who will fall down the steps.”

“You see a variety of the traits from the ’70s of sunken dwelling rooms and even one thing like a two-tiered island and whatnot,” he went on to say. “I do not love doing them as a result of I like retaining issues easy.”

Drew, alternatively, thinks individuals run into impracticality once they make daring design decisions.

“Some individuals go daring with sure designs,” he stated. “These days, there are some very vibrant aesthetics on the market, and other people actually wish to specific character.”

“You’re feeling that is your eternally residence. However a variety of occasions individuals say that, however then possibly they’ve to maneuver for his or her job or one thing. Or possibly they’ve extra youngsters, they want an even bigger home, and so they’re compelled to maneuver,” he stated.

“Impulsively, you have spent hundreds of {dollars} on one thing like a tiger or a leopard-print countertop stone,” Drew added. “One thing that is so daring is gonna be very costly to vary out.”

A kitchen with orange counters and cabinets.

Everlasting, daring decisions is likely to be a mistake.

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“For those who go daring and present your character, do it in areas which might be simple to swap out, like throws or accent chairs or paintings as a substitute of one thing that is an enormous ticket merchandise, like the colour of your cupboards or your counter tops,” he advised.

Along with “Superstar IOU,” the Scotts are additionally nonetheless filming episodes of “Property Brothers: Without end Dwelling.”

“We’re casting in LA proper now for ‘Property Brothers: Without end Dwelling,'” Jonathan advised Insider. “If there’s anyone on the market who has a house, whether or not you have had it for six days or 60 years, however you wish to make it truly practical and exquisite and make it your eternally residence, inform him to return over to and take a look at making use of for it.”

“Superstar IOU” premieres on HGTV and Discovery+ on Monday.

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