Vern Yip has designed his way across America, having reconfigured countless homes during four season's on TLC's Trading Spaces, NBC's Home Intervention, his own HGTV shows Deserving Design with Vern Yip and HGTV's Urban Oasis, and through his private practice Vern Yip Designs in Atlanta, Georgia. He has been a constant as a beloved judge on 8 seasons of HGTV's hit summer series, HGTV Design Star as well on his own special, Live In Vern's House. He has his own column in HGTV magazine and manages his own brand, Vern Yip Home, which is featured on the Home Shopping Network. This year, he created a line of lighting accessories that launched in Bergdorf Goodman and Neiman Marcus.
Vern and his family divide their time between their homes in Atlanta, Manhattan, and Florida's Panhandle.