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Genevieve Gorder          

Interior Designer & Host, Known For HGTV's "Dear Genevieve"

Genevieve Gorder’s soulful style and genuine enthusiasm have made her one of America’s favorite interior designers for many years. She is the founder and director of the Genevieve Gorder brand, a television host and producer, a home product designer, contributing author, and global ambassador for home and human rights.

Gorder has appeared and been featured in over 20 lifestyle shows around the world. Currently, you can find Genevieve on Netflix, HGTV, Sony Channel Asia, The Design Network and as a regular contributor on The Rachael Ray Show. A two time Emmy nominee and regular design host at the White House, Gorder has built multiple lifestyle collections for homes. From rugs, textiles, wallpaper and stationary to a full line of furniture and decor for children debuting July 2017 with partner The Land of Nod.

Off Air and internet, Gorder designs for a diverse group of clients and companies. She has guided many hotels, restaurants, cruise lines, cities and private clients towards their design fantasies. She travels the world with Oxfam as a Sister on the Planet, using her influence to fight global poverty, hunger and injustice with a particular focus on home and empowering women and girls worldwide.

Gorder’s work has been featured in numerous publications both nationally and internationally. You can find her on the cover and featured in the NYT bestseller “In the Company of Women”. In addition, her digital magazine, Real Genevieve, is now available at and the App Store.

Gorder resides with her daughter in Manhattan, where she runs her studio and production company.

Speech Topics

The Soul of Home

A deeper insight into how the design eye functions and how we create the pause and delight into a life really feeling "designed". How do we capture soul to create pause and beauty? Genevieve reveals the secrets of the sentimental, vintage and the layering of life's tangible.

Design Trends

What's coming next? Why? And how does she embrace/work with it all? As a designer, Genevieve is constantly forecasting 2-3 years ahead of the moment as lead times for production are so many seasons ahead. She pairs her forecasts with patterns in current events, what's happening in the world and how it shapes fashion and home for years to come. From war & politics to music & food it all pushes our visuals to become tangible in commerce.

Building a Creative Brand

Genevieve is constantly asked, "how do you balance it all" and "how can I get noticed in a saturated sea of creativity?" While there is no one formula as to how to be a creative success, she'll take the audience through her insane journey as a 20+ year vet in design with 16+ years in television sprinkled with tips about what she knows works.

Genevieve’s College Guide 101

HGTV designer Genevieve Gorder knows how difficult it can be to decorate a tiny dorm room or an off-campus apartment usually shared with other people (with different tastes). Couple that with budget constraints and you have the perfect challenge. Worry no more… Genevieve helps you find cost-effective solutions that make the most of your space and express your personality.

Ask Genevieve

Popular designer Genevieve Gorder believes that design can have a significant positive impact on the way people live and on their relationships and moods. A judge on HGTV’s hit reality series Design Star and host of her own show, Dear Genevieve, Gorder creates solutions for a huge array of design challenges. Genevieve approaches design from an emotional place, working with people to build a great story together. She encourages people to really play with their tastes and to discover what is beautiful to them as a person, instead of what corporations think is beautiful. From everyday struggles with space to how to decorate on a budget, to creating rooms that combine the best of function and sanctuary, Genevieve brings it on with a fresh perspective that shows audiences everywhere the power of design.


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