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Candice Olson

Host, Candice Tells All

As one of North America’s leading designers, Candice Olson made her mark and amassed a loyal and dedicated following with her hit television series, Divine Design with Candice Olson. After eight seasons, and over 200 episodes of Divine Design, viewers wanted to know more about how she creates such inspired spaces… now, in her current design series, ‘ Candice Tells All’.

Each week on Candice Tells All, designer and host Candice Olson brings over 20 years of design experience and insight into over 115 million North American households on W Network in Canada and HGTV in the US.

After earning her degree from the School of Interior Design at Ryerson University in Toronto, Candice launched an exciting commercial and residential design business. Considered “the one to watch” by the New York Times, Candice continued to receive accolades and media attention for her distinctive and exceptional work.

Candice’s foray into television began when a local TV station profiled one of her award-winning design projects. Her unique approach to residential design and engaging personality led to a weekly stint as a design contributor to the show. Viewer demand for “more Candice!” led to the creation of the hit series, Divine Design with Candice Olson. Candice and the show quickly won a huge and loyal audience, and went on to achieve a milestone of over 200 episodes after eight seasons. Divine Design with Candice Olson continues to receive rave reviews and recognition around the world, including the more than 160 countries where the series has aired.

In 2005, Candice launched “The Candice Olson Collection”, her own successful brand of licensed product lines, including upholstered furniture, fabrics, wallpaper, lighting, case goods, bedding, and more. Candice’s signature style is one she describes as “a fusion of traditional form, scale, and proportions, with the clean, crisp, simplistic beauty of modern design’. For more information, visit

With her meteoric rise, Candice has appeared on television shows including The Oprah Winfrey Show, The Today Show, LIVE! with Regis and Kelly, and The View. Candice writes a bi-weekly newspaper column syndicated in over 400 newspapers across North America and is a frequent contributor to design magazines both in Canada and the U.S. For three seasons, Candice has been featured as a Celebrity Judge for the prime time hit reality show, HGTV Design Star.

Candice spends her free time with her family, skiing in the winter and relaxing at the beach in summer. A native of Calgary, Alberta, she lives in Toronto with her husband and two children.