All day today we're rolling out our judges choices. We start with Gregory Han, managing editor of ATLos Angeles. All his top pics are below the jump. The judges compiled choices and the winners will be posted at day's end....
Name/Title: Gregory Han, Apartment Therapy Los Angeles Managing Editor
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Best creative hack (ie, furniture transformation):
Gregory: "Redoing your own kitchen is no small feat; finishing with this type of result is downright amazing."
Best decorative painting (ie. on a wall or other flat surface):
Gregory: "I love the fearless nature of this project, from its no compromise decorative motifs to the eye-catching colour, they went all the way!"
Best Use of Fabric (ie. upholstery):
Gregory: "The complete attention to detail and choice in fabric really refreshed this chair back to a showroom finish, all the while staying true to its original spirit."
Best Use of Paint or Finish:
Gregory: "An audaciously elegant, sexy and ambitious project that simply wowed me over with its fine details. It's the furniture equivalent of a garter belt and stockings."
Biggest Wow Factor:
Sagesse's Black Chair Reno (I know this is a dupe, but this was honestly the one I loved the most)
Gregory: "This project was the one that most impressed me because its element of detailed surprise; it was the one January Jumpstart I would have actually paid to own."
Most Likely to Be Widely Copied:
Gregory: "This project's simplicity is bound to make many of us look at formerly discarded furnishing with new eyes."