I've been indifferent about "Top Design" all season, but all of a sudden, I find myself sucked in. Sure, the show has its problems (the judging really shouldn't take half an hour), but now that the competition is down to the final four, I'm pretty stoked to see who wins. Andrea is freakishly calm and has never really screwed up, Goil builds cool things and has an endless collection of colored eyeglasses, Carisa's obnoxious attitude at least makes for interesting TV, and — though I didn't even notice him until midway through the season — I'm starting to think Matt could be the dark-horse favorite. Besides, I'm oddly compelled to see what judge and resident fashion disaster Kelly Wearstler is wearing each week.
From the video clips I've seen of tonight's episode, I think the challenge could be the best of the season. It seems the designers each are assigned an element (earth, fire, air, water) and must design a hotel room that embodies that element. This clip shows the designers sketching and shopping, and to see the first few minutes of tonight's episode (after some footage from last week),