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Nate Berkus          

Designer TV Host

In 2002 Nate was invited to make over a small space for The Oprah Winfrey Show, after which he became a featured design expert for the show and continued to garner national press in publications such as Elle Decor, House Beautiful, US Weekly, People, O Magazine, Lucky, and InStyle.

Following the debut of his branded line of home products, Nate's first book, Home Rules (Hyperion) was released in 2005 and went on to become a New York Times Bestseller. The Nate Berkus Show, a daily syndicated first run talk show hosted by Nate, launched in September 2010 and returned for a second season in the fall of 2011. In 2011, Nate also enjoyed a new role as executive producer on the Disney and DreamWorks film, The Help.

Nate's Chicago-based design firm, Nate Berkus Associates, which he founded in 1995, continues to design interiors across the country and around the world. In Fall 2012, Nate brought his branded line of home goods and office products to Target stores nationwide. In addition, he published his second book, The Things That Matter (Spiegel & Grau). His fabric collection sold at Calico Corners launched in January 2013 and is also available through Fabricut.

In January 2014, Nate began a partnership with LG as the creative consultant for LG Studio, the brand's premium line of kitchen appliances. He will also be coming back to TV in Spring 2014 as host, judge and executive producer on a new primetime design competition show titled American Dream Builders on NBC.

Speech Topics

The Things That Matter

Does your home tell the story of who you are? Nate Berkus shares intimate stories from his life, introduces us to people who influenced him and helped him forge his sense of style, and opens up about the remarkable experiences that have left him forever changed, all of which find expression in how he lives today. From his most cherished flea market finds, to his beloved books and photos, to the many extraordinary mementos he’s collected in his travels, every piece defines who he’s become and what endures in his world. The Things That Matter convincingly lays out Nate Berkus’s philosophy that things do matter. Our homes tell our stories, they reflect the places we’ve been and the people we’ve loved along the way—and there can be no more beautiful design for living than that.


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