Lukas Machnik is one of 12 contestants on NBC’s reality competition series "American Dream Builders."
Born in Krakow, Poland to accomplished artist and designer parents, Machnik is a rising design star based in Chicago, Illinois. His high-end projects include homes throughout Europe and the U.S.
In addition to working as an interior designer, Machnik is an artist, furniture and object designer. His work has been featured in publications including Elle Decor, AD France, Chicago Home & Garden and the Chicago Tribune among others. His signature minimalist style has earned him the nickname "Bad Boy of Design" in his hometown of Chicago.