Cathy Hobbs Emmy Award Winning Television Host, Interior Designer and Home Stager

Cathy Hobbs

Emmy Award Winning Television Host, Interior Designer and Home Stager-Trainer

Finalist on Season 6 of HGTV’s Hit Reality Series “Design Star”

As a television host, Cathy is a seasoned and highly awarded veteran.  Prior to becoming an interior designer, Cathy worked for 20-years as a local news reporter and anchor, working from 1997-2009 on-air in the New York City market.  Cathy has been nominated for nineteen Emmy awards, and is a five-time Emmy award winner.  In 2003, she took one of the Emmy awards top honors, earning the coveted award for Outstanding General Assignment and Live Reporter for the entire New York City region.

As a celebrity interior designer, Cathy is one of the most sought after design and home staging experts in the country.  Cathy has personally helped to stage and sell more than $250 million dollars worth of real estate.  With each project she combines her professional design skills honed at The Fashion Institute of Technology, her keen visual eye perfected during her 20 years as an Emmy Award Winning Television Correspondent, and her business and marketing savvy earned through more than 10 years of experience running her successful interior design and real estate staging firm.

Photo Credit: Joe Laronga
Make-up by: Tomy Rivero
Hair by: Angelline Smalls

Cathy Hobbs Design Recipes is a residential interior design firm founded in 2004 specializing in full interior design services, sustainable design, new development construction, home staging and real estate styling. With design studios in Brooklyn, New York, The Hudson Valley, and Concord, Massachusetts, Cathy Hobbs Design Recipes is currently working in the New York City Tri-State Area, including Long Island and The Hamptons, Northern New Jersey, Westchester, Columbia, Dutchess, Rockland, Ulster, Putnam, and Orange Counties, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and New Hampshire.  The Design Recipes™ websites ( and are fabulous go-to resource guides for design enthusiasts.  Including and on-line store, a blog, how-to videos & design recipes tips.

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