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U.Va. grad shines on HGTV shows

photo1U.Va.  Vern Yip is HGTV's answer to Tim Gunn: When Vern shows up on a show, you know that everything is going to be just fine. Yip shot to popularity on the Learning Channel's budget-decorating show "Trading Spaces," where many a homeowner, learning that Yip was their decorator, was heard to give thanks. He's now on two HGTV shows: host of "Deserving Design," which just started its second season providing room makeovers for deserving folks, and one of three judges on the network's signature hit, "Design Star," which seems determined to do "Project Runway" one better in the backstabbing/feuding/meltdown department. A recent episode featured a sobbing departing designer asking for his mom. But back to Yip.  And despite the hugely entertaining carnage of this year's "Design Star," Yip doesn't have a bad word to say about any of the combatants — including Louisville designer Tracee Dore, who's getting the "villain edit" as the contestant viewers are primed to hiss. Yip on the voluble...
Originally from: http://www.dailypress.com/feat​ures/dp-life_gen-vernyipjul26,​0,5215534.story