From Design Masters to Renovation Royalty: Meet the ‘Dream Home’ Judges

The Dream Home Judges in 2024

Dream Home is a brand new renovation series where everything’s turned up to 11. In this show, six pairs of everyday Aussies will renovate their own homes. Room by room, they’;; compete to see who can transform a dilapidated suburban home into an astonishing new dream house. Because each pair is working on their own homes, tensions will be higher than ever.

However, the teams won’t be tackling each room alone. Dream Home has hired three expert judges to help them along the way, critiquing and scoring each space as they complete the renovation.

But who are these mystery judges? What makes them qualified to judge a Dream Home house? Here’s everything we know about the Dream Home judges.

Dream Home Judges 2024

Simon Cohen


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Simon Cohen is the founder and director of Cohen Handler, one of the largest residential property buying agencies in Australia. If you want a luxury property in Sydney, he’s your go-to guy. 

What’s more, Dream Home isn’t Simon’s first dip into reality TV stardom. Between 2021 and 2022, he starred in three seasons of Prime Video’s Luxe Listings Sydney, in which he bought and sold many multi-million dollar properties. 

Simon will guide each team through their renovation plans to ensure that their properties are elevated to the highest possible standard. In a press statement, he said he was excited to work with these families.

“I’m thrilled to be part of Dream Home,” Simon said. “The stakes are high in any competition, but when it comes to your own home, the sky’s the limit. These renovations will be incredible and life-changing.”

If you want to follow Simon Cohen on Instagram, click the link here.

Rosie Morley


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Rosie Morley is an interior designer with over 20 years of experience under her belt. In 2017, she won two Gourmet Traveler Australian Hotel Guide awards. She won the New Hotel of the Year Award and the Regional Hotel of the Year Award. Since then, Rosie has swung from success to success. She is currently a principal at the high-end architectural and design studio Hassell.

According to Rosie, the way each team styles their home could be the difference between winning and losing this competition. She believes that great interior design can completely transform a space.

“Designing a home is a true responsibility to elevate the everyday life of the homeowner,” Rosie said. “It is about translating the lives of the owners and imbuing this into their environment.”

If you want to follow Rosie Morley on Instagram, click the link here.

Lana Taylor 


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Last but not least, we have Lana Taylor. Lana is a founding member of Three Birds Renovations, a team of friends who transform old properties into perfect family homes. As a part of this team, she has co-authored two books, Three Birds Renovations and the Dream Home How to.

Lana understands the types of mistakes rookie renovators typically fall into. On Dream Home, she wants to help each team steer clear of such errors.

“Knowledge is power,” Lana said, “and I think people underestimate just how many decisions they’re going to have to make.”

If you want to follow Lana Taylor on Instagram, click the link here.

Dream Home will be airing on Channel 7 and streaming on 7 Plus. As it stands, this series doesn’t have a start date, but we will let you know when said details drops.

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