Home and garden speaker Taniya Nayak is quickly emerging as one of today’s top interior designers and has gained notoriety for her work as a host and featured designer on HGTV and the Food Network. Taniya has lent her easy-going personality and keen eye for fine design as the host of HGTV shows such as House Hunters on Vacation, Billion Dollar Block, and Designed to Sell. She has also been featured as a design expert on the Food Network, helping revamp the interior designs of failing restaurants on celebrity chef Robert Irvine’s popular TV series Restaurant: Impossible. She has further expanded her reach in the design industry by creating her own line of home lighting that was first made available to the public in 2012. Taniya and her design tips have made their way into a host of different popular print publications which include features in People, Cosmopolitan, and Glamour magazines. She now makes frequent TV appearances outside her normal duties which have included The Oprah Winfrey Show, NBC’s Today Show, and recurring appearances on the Rachael Ray Show.
Home and Garden Speaker Taniya first began sharing her design ingenuity on the set of ABC Family’s Knock First, a home renovation show that witnessed Taniya and other designers remodel children’s rooms. She would then land a position as a designer on the hit HGTV series FreeStyle, helping families and individuals rearrange and reenergize a room without spending any money for remodeling. Since becoming a part of the HGTV Taniya has appeared on many of their main TV series including Showdown, Bang for Your Buck, and the annual White House Specials. In 2005, home and garden speaker Taniya officially started her own design firm, Taniya Nayak Design that works to create inspirational yet affordable designs for both commercial and residential spots. Aside from designing the sets and backstage areas of the Rachael Ray Show, Taniya’s design work can be enjoyed in a multitude of Boston area restaurants and bars such as 88 Wharf, Whiskey Republic, and celebrity chef Jason Santos’ Blue Inc. restaurant.