Meet the Designers of Project Runway Season 11!

It's that time again! These 16 budding designers with serious ambition and a definite knack for drama are all vying for the Season 11 crown in the series' first ever team challenge. That's right: Designers will be working in teams for the entire series, but only one contestant will be the winner. So, who's it going to be? Read up on the Season 11 designers, right here.

January 18, 2013 4:00 PM

Amanda Valentine

Age: 31
Hometown: Nashville, TN
Lives in: Lincoln, NE
Twitter handle: @avvalentine

Design training/schooling: "Bachelor's degree in Clothing and Textile Design from the University of Nebraska."

Strengths as a designer: "I'm always hyper-aware of proportion and line and fit."

Influences: "Every season I draw from international cultures, costume history, and music. I love combining seemingly disparate ideas."