Inspiring Home Design Shows

Watch and learn from the best home designers, builders, and renovators. From dream homes to getting down and dirty with creative fixer-uppers, get inspired and discover house and condo improvement tips, tricks, and traps.

Updated June 20, 2022
SimplyModern's Best-of-the-best Design Show Picks

Fixer Upper (Amazon Prime & HGTV)

The dynamic Texas wife and husband team gut and renovate homes with style and precision

Rife with energy, creativity, and personality, Chip and Joanna Gaines are today’s dynamic duo of home renovation shows. Based in Texas, this longtime couple pairs up with home buyers and steps viewers through typically impressive redesigns and rebuilds.

Fixer Upper (Amazon Prime & HGTV) — Best-of-Pick on

Property Brothers (HGTV)

Dynamic Twin brothers produce quite the home renovation show

These entertaining twin brothers, Drew and Jonathan Scott, have become household names in real estate and home renovation. On their show Property Brothers, they help couples find, buy, and transform extreme fixer-uppers. Available to watch on HGTV and on Amazon Prime in some areas.

Property Brothers (HGTV) — a Favorite Home Design Show

Tidying Up with Marie Kondo (Netflix)

Tidying expert Marie Kondo helps clients choose joy over clutter

The inspiring minimalist and clutter-killer Marie Kondo shows you how to tidy up your home and life. In her Netflix series, she helps clients choose joy over clutter. We’re big fans of her philosophy on minimalist living, well articulated her in her best-selling and trend-setting book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing.

Tidying Up with Marie Kondo (Netflix)

Trading Spaces (TLC & Amazon Prime)

This Top Rated Design Show Rebooted in 2018

With its reboot in 2018, the dramatic Trading Spaces continues its creative competition series, still led by leading as well as up-and-coming interior designers. BONUS: Discover how-to tips and extended footage on the show’s TLC’s site.

Trading Spaces (TLC & Amazon Prime) — A SimplyModern Top Pick

The World’s Most Extraordinary Homes (Netflix)

Beautifully unconventional homes from around the world

Originally broadcast on BBC and available now on Netflix, this architecture-focused documentary showcases “beautifully unconventional” homes from around the world. It’s hosted by award-winning architect Piers Taylor and actress and property developer Caroline Quentin.