• Janice Malone

TV Personality & Design Star Genevieve Gorder Guests on FILM FESTIVAL RADIO!

Updated: Sep 25, 2019

NYC-NY: From starring in TLC’s Trading Spaces to HGTV’s Design Star and Dear Genevieve, fans love seeing Genevieve Gorder’s designs come to life. However, one thing fans may not know is that Genevieve has Lyme disease, a condition with an estimated 300,000 new cases in the U.S. each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month and Designer Genevieve Gorder is Helping Make an Impact During Lyme Disease Awareness Month and hopefully for the rest of the year.


Genevieve at work in her design studio

Many people think you can only be impacted by ticks by being out in the woods, but backyards can also be havens for these tiny pests. That’s why this spring, Genevieve Gorder is teaming up with Terminix to encourage consumers to take preventative steps to keep themselves and their families safe from ticks and the diseases they can carry. In recognition of Lyme Disease Awareness Month, Terminix will donate 10% of May, June and July sales of its new Tick Defend™ System to the Global Lyme Alliance, in order to raise awareness of the tick-borne illness and how to guard against it.

TV design personality Genevieve Gorder

Genevieve shared preventative tips to keep your yard tick free. Genevieve Gorder will also share:

+ Her own battle with Lyme disease

+ Her partnership to support the Global Lyme Alliance

+ What you can do to keep ticks from infesting your yard

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, 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. You can find her work on Netflix, TLC, HGTV, Sony Channel Asia, The Design Network and as a regular contributor on The Rachael Ray Show. A two-time Emmy nominee and design host at the Obama White House, Genevieve has built multiple lifestyle collections for home. From rugs, textiles, wallpaper and stationery to a full line of furniture and decor for children with partner Crate & Barrel. Off air and internet, Genevieve designs for a diverse group of clients and companies. She travels the globe with Oxfam as a Sister on the Planet ambassador, using her influence to fight global poverty, hunger and injustice using her platform of home to empower women and girls worldwide. Gorder’s work has been featured in numerous publications both nationally and internationally. Currently you can watch her latest Netflix series “Stay Here”, the TLC revival series Trading Spaces and a new Bravo series airing spring of 2019.

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