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Designer, Taniya Nayak

Taniya Nayak has been regularly featured as host and interior designer on HGTV, including serving as a mentor on the summer 2021 series “Battle on the Beach,” as well as Food Network's Restaurant Impossible and ABC’s The Great Christmas Light Fight. A native of India, this Boston-based designer is known for creating hot new restaurants and high-end residential projects all over the US. Her latest design projects include Tuscan Market, Yellow Door

Taqueria, and several new Ruth’s Chris Steak House restaurants across the country. She has designed for celebrities Ayesha Curry, Robert Irvine, Cam Neely and more. You may also recognize Taniya for her appearances on Today, Good Morning America, The Ellen Degeneres Show, The Oprah Winfrey Show, The Talk, The View, and The Rachael Ray Show, as well as featured in Architectural Digest India, Design New England, People magazine, Better Homes & Gardens, Real Simple, Entertainment Weekly, and Cosmopolitan. Taniya supports the Room to Dream Foundation, Smile Train, No Kid Hungry, and Akshaya Patra Organization. Taniya was selected personally by Ellen Degeneres as a brand spokesperson for her home product line, “E.D. On Air,” featured on QVC. Taniya successfully owns her design firm Taniya Nayak Design, Inc based in Boston and is co-owner of several restaurants in the Boston area with her husband Brian O’Donnell.