- Genevieve Gorder
name = Genevieve Gorder
birthdate = birth date and age|1974|7|26
Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.
Genevieve Gorder (born
July 26, 1974in Minneapolis, Minnesota) is an American televisionhost and interior designer. She attended Minneapolis South High School, where she played soccer, Lewis & Clark Collegein Portland, Oregonand graduated with a B.F.A in design from the School of Visual Artsin Manhattan. Before being known as a designer, she appeared as a commentator on the MTVseries, Sex in the 90's. She was one of the original designers of the TLC's hit series " Trading Spaces". She continues to appear on that program and others, such as the TLC series " Town Haul".
She became famous on "Trading Spaces" and quickly became known for her soulful designs and her unusual habit of working barefoot. [ [http://tlc.discovery.com/fansites/tradingspaces/bio/gen.html/ tlc.discovery.com] ] . She parodied her lack of footwear in a series of
Swiffersweeper commercials that started running on television and in periodicals in 2003.
In addition to her role on "Trading Spaces", she was a decorator for a spinoff show, "Trading Spaces: Family". In 2005, she made-over several small American towns in for her show "Town Haul".
It was announced on March 26, 2007, that Gorder would become the official spokesperson for
Atlanta-based Floor and Decor Outlets of America, Inc.¹
Genevieve Gorder is currently working on a new makeover show for [Home & Garden Television] http://www.hgtv.com/hgtv/be_on_hgtv/article/0,1783,HGTV_3222_5788048,00.html.
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