Trading Spaces “is about human insecurity”; Hildi wanted to dye carpet.

Trading Spaces “is about human insecurity”; Hildi wanted to dye carpet.
The Washington Post reports about the upcoming Plano, Texas, episode of Trading Spaces, during which Hildi wanted to dye carpet orange but the homeowner wouldn’t let her. Also, Hank Stuever argues that the show is fundamentally about “human insecurity.”

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