Kirkland Resident Named as 1 of 11 Finalists for HGTV Fresh Faces of Design Competition

Seattle area designer Harmony Weihs, who is self-taught in the interior design industry, has been announced as one of HGTV’s eleven nationwide finalists in the 2015 Fresh Faces Design Awards in the most prestigious category, Kitchen/Dining. 

The awards recognize interior home design professionals who have shown excellence in thoughtful and creative home design. “I am humbled to be a finalist on this nationwide contest having built my business from the ground up and being self-taught in the interior design industry,” says Weihs of Kirkland, WA based designHARMONY. “I am truly honored to have my design on this nationwide platform among the most innovative and cutting edge designers in the country and I am thrilled to be ranked among them.” 

HGTV viewers will choose the category winners by voting at for their favorite projects and a panel of editorial staff, on-air hosts and industry professionals will select the overall winner for each of the twelve categories from all submissions.

The overall winner will receive an editorial feature on, a position on the 2016 Fresh Faces of Design judges panel, and a trip to HGTV’s Headquarters in Knoxville, Tenn., to meet with HGTV executives and editorial teams. Category winners will receive an editorial feature on

About Harmony Weihs and designHARMONY
A Pacific Northwest Native, Harmony Weihs found a passion for design at a young age. Weihs attended the Art Institute of Seattle in apparel design and worked within the corporate apparel industry for well over a decade. Wanting to be more connected with the end products and people she was designing for, she launched the Kirkland based company designHARMONY in 2006 designing for apparel while transitioning to interiors. 

Weihs is self-taught in the interior design industry, and by 2010 she was solely designing interior spaces full-time. designHARMONY has grown into one of the leading firms in the Seattle area as a boutique firm specializing in top to bottom, full room design, remodels and project management. Incorporating both reclaimed and custom design elements is extremely important to Weihs in order to create character and add soul to each space. Weihs is passionate about supporting local craftspeople and being connected to the individuals creating the pieces for her designs, encouraging handmade in the Seattle area and in the United States. 

Weihs resides in Kirkland, WA with her husband, son and daughter. They have been remodeling their 1960’s home together one room at a time. When not designing in her studio, Weihs can be found cooking, entertaining, and gardening.

How to Vote for Harmony
Visit and select the Kitchen/Dining category. View all of the photos of Harmony’s design and on the last photo a banner will appear with an “I’m Ready to Vote” link. Follow the link to vote for Harmony and enter to win $10,000 from Vote daily from each of your digital devices until 10/30/2015.