In an age of economic and political instability, what do the spaces we dwell in say about us?
Drywall, meet sledgehammer.
Almost a decade after the speculation-driven financial crisis of 2008, the success of HGTV’s aspirational real-estate programming proves that house-flipping culture is alive, well, and potentially dangerous.
Is the rise of HGTV celebrities a window into, or a reprieve from, a “culturally divided America”?
These longreads explore some of HGTV’s most popular home and lifestyle shows, from House Hunters to Fixer Upper.