Brother and sister duo Jake and Jazz Smollett team up to transform the living, work, and play spaces of millennial families in Living by Design. They know how to hold it down in fashion, food and design!
In this series, Jake and Jazz create simple solutions to everyday design dilemmas for aspiring millennial families. Whether it’s a new mom redecorating a nursery on a tight budget, a fierce young woman who’s landed her dream job and now has to spruce up her home office or a young couple moving into their first home, Living by Design will help transition their houses into homes.
12-18 April: Episode 9
Shakerra and Angela are newlyweds, who have chosen Long Beach, California as their new home. The self-employed couple runs individual businesses from home, but they need a space that suits their entrepreneurial needs. Jake and Jazz step in to define their living verses work space.
Artist and photographer, Calethia loves her place and is all about being “Zen”, but these days, she’s finding that her place needs a little TLC to make it more relaxing and functional. With artwork cluttering her bedroom, she’s looking to reclaim the space and make it the sanctuary she once had.
Parents to be Glenda and Darryl, just purchased a brand new home. They would like to upgrade their small apartment furniture to create a homey feel for their new little one. They also need a space to entertain the in-laws that will be sure to visit. Enter Jake and Jazz, who know exactly what they need!
Cameron and Collin moved to Los Angeles to follow their dreams of becoming stand-up comedians. They have a one bedroom apartment and a roommate who shares the unit. The couples’ bedroom is in the living room and they need Jake and Jazz to design a more functional space, so they can entertain guests.
Ken is a professional performer with a busy lifestyle. His roommates recently moved out and left him with a two bedroom apartment in need of a major redesign. He often hosts open mic nights at home and needs room to entertain. He presented that challenge to Jake and Jazz, who have just the solution!
Titus and Ami are a busy couple who are always on the go and they have two active children who love to play. The couple says their two bedroom apartment feels more like a storage unit than a home, due to the clutter and lack of space. They need Jake and Jazz to come in and help them reorganize their life!
Dominique is a barber who lives in Long Beach, but she has an elite clientele in Hollywood. Her love for clothes and lack of space, forced her to turn her bedroom into a closet! Now the clothing clutter has her wondering how she can reclaim her space, so she can relax and chill after a hard day at work.
Lisa and Tyler are high school sweethearts who recently got engaged. They have said goodbye to their respective roommates and moved into their first apartment together. Now, they are living out of boxes and say they need a revamped living-dining room area so they can entertain.