Christopher Murillo / Design Dare / Episode 3

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Meet Christopher Murillo, Set Designer/Decorator

Christopher Scott Murillo is a southern California based set designer and set decorator.  Over the course of his career, he has designed sets, costumes, and props for a wide variety of theatrical productions, live stage shows, and reality television.  He holds an MFA from the UCSD Department of Theatre and Dance and a BA from the UCLA School of Theater, Film, and Television.  He is currently part of the design faculty at Cal State Los Angeles.

Most recently, he has been the set decorator for The Real Housewives of Orange County and Beverly Hills reunions and his theatrical work has been seen at the Hollywood Bowl and the Getty Villa in Malibu.

Christopher is drawn towards a “modern glamor” aesthetic, combining eclectic and industrial styles with modern bold colors.

CHRISTOPHER’S LINKS:
FACEBOOK / INSTAGRAM / TWITTER / WEBSITE


The Design Dare team challenged Christopher Murillo VS Ruben Gomez to compete scenically at the FormDecor warehouse. Each designer had a 10′ x 15′ space, 1 hour, 2 FormDecor team members and the entire FormDecor inventory to choose from!

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Ruben Gomez / Design Dare / Episode 3

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Meet Ruben Gomez, Designer

Los Angeles native Ruben Gomez brings passion, and a keen eye for design. Inspired and educated from FIDM and The Interior Design Institute as well as experience working within various creative arts industries has established him as a diverse designer and account executive.

Ruben is know for his work in production and event design which include XBOX E3 Sales Conference, Reebok CrossFit Games, ABC Oscar Party and Shirley Temple Estate Restoration.

Ruben has a clean and minimalistic design style with pops of color or mid century modern.


The Design Dare team challenged Ruben Gomez VS Christopher Murillo to compete scenically at the FormDecor warehouse. Each designer had a 10′ x 15′ space, 1 hour, 2 FormDecor team members and the entire FormDecor inventory to choose from!

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Karen Weber / Design Dare / Episode 2

Meet Karen Weber, Production Designer

Karen has worked as an Art Director for well over 15 years, drawing on her background in theatre, fine arts, design and photography. Her current work is primarily in television and commercials.

She has a keen eye and an ability to move effortlessly from design software to crafting one of a kind objects, focused on supporting the project at hand.

Karen Weber is known for her work on Last Comic Standing, The Queen Latifah Show, America’s Next Top Model, Yahoo Santa Monica Studio Design and a variety of talk shows, reality shows and game shows.

With an eclectic style, Karen likes to play with textures, colors and loves textiles.

Visit Karen Weber’s website here


The Design Dare team challenged Karen Weber VS Meredith Greenberg to compete scenically at the FormDecor warehouse. Each designer had a 10′ x 15′ space, 1 hour, 2 FormDecor team members and the entire FormDecor inventory to choose from!

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Meredith Greenberg / Design Dare / Episode 2

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Meet Meredith Greenberg, Art Department Coordinator/Set Decorator

An Art Department Coordinator/Set Decorator for the film/tv industry by day and inspired interior designer & DIY blogger the rest of the time!

Meredith is known for her work on American Horror Story: Hotel, Big Brother and The Ellen DeGeneres Show but most of all her blog (artsandclassy.com)

With an eclectic style, Meredith likes to mix in the old and new.

Visit Merideth Greenberg’s Website Here


The Design Dare team challenged Meredith Greenberg VS Karen Weber to compete scenically at the FormDecor warehouse. Each designer had a 10′ x 15′ space, 1 hour, 2 FormDecor team members and the entire FormDecor inventory to choose from!

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Heidi Miller / Design Dare / Episode 1

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Meet Heidi Miller, Set Decorator

Heidi Miller is best known for her work on Hell’s Kitchen, MasterChef, The Man Show and Jimmy Kimmel Live!

With over 20 years in the industry, Heidi is a 2-time Primetime Emmy nominee and winner for “Best Art Director for Multi Camera Series”.

Heidi loves “rustic glamour”, Kelly Wearstler and 1940s glam design.


The Design Dare team challenged Heidi Miller & Manuela Schmidt to compete scenically at the FormDecor warehouse. Each designer had a 10′ x 15′ space, 1 hour, 2 FormDecor team members and the entire FormDecor inventory to choose from!

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Manuela Schmidt / Design Dare / Episode 1

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Meet Manuela Schmidt, Production Designer

A graduate of the Hamburg College of Architecture, Manuela’s career as a production designer for film, commercial and television was preceded by her work as a stage designer at various theaters in Hamburg/Germany.

She formed her own set design and construction company EXPOSITION STUDIO in Los Angeles in 2003. Manuela has worked as production designer on feature films, TV shows, commercials and music videos as well as events and sets for stage productions in Europe and the United States.

Manuela is known for her work on Thy Neighbor’s Wife, Rachael vs Guy, Beauty and the Geek, Scream Queens and a variety of Food Network shows.

Manuela’s favorite design periods range from 50’s style to Mid-Century Modern, but when it comes to work projects, she likes to put just about anything on the set.


The Design Dare team challenged Manuela Schmidt & Heidi Miller to compete scenically at the FormDecor warehouse. Each designer had a 10′ x 15′ space, 1 hour, 2 FormDecor team members and the entire FormDecor inventory to choose from!

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Pharrell’s GIRL Listening Party hosted by Red Bull Music

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Comedy Central by John Calkins

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