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

James Martinez

Age: 29
Hometown: Dallas, TX
Lives in: Fort Worth, TX
Twitter handle: @BARRONANDJ

Design training/schooling: "The Art Institute, majoring in fashion design."

Strengths as a designer: "I design for anyone. And my construction skills are strong."

Influences: "I have a rebellious past and love to redefine things."