“Those TV home makeovers that happened in a one-hour episode? People don’t realize, I had a crew of 100, and it took us a week to do one house.” I am talking with Mark Brunetz, the Emmy-Award winning co-host of “Clean House,” a series that ran on the Style Network from 2003 to 2011.
“You mean that wasn’t reality?” I am so gullible.
“I sensed this disconnect between what was being presented and what was really happening that nobody was talking about,” he said, of the nine years he worked on the show. “The shows featured the beginning and the end, and glossed over and glamorized the middle. It shortchanged the design process, which has so much more depth.”
He often thought, “Man, if people only knew the story behind the story, that design is about so much more than putting pretty things in a room and the