Geek Girl Of The Week: Genevieve Gorder

Who: Genevieve Gorder

Type of Geek: Design Problem-Solver Domestic Goddess Geek

We first became smitten with Genevieve Gorder when she appeared on everyone’s favorite flip-flop decorating show Trading Spaces; however, we fell into flawlessly designed love when she launched her own show on HGTV, Dear Genevieve, where she tackles all sorts of real-life design challenges. She’s kind of like the Abby Landers of home decor.

Unlike some decorators who come up with grandiose—read: tres expensive—ideas to give your space a facelift, Genevieve’s advice is realistic and oftentimes inexpensive. She proves that no problem is too big or too small and you don’t need a nod from the National Council for Interior Design Qualification in order to solve a design dilemma.

To read more about other Domestic Goddesses Geek Girls like Genevieve, pre-order your copy of Geek Girls Unite: How Fangirls, Bookworms, Indie Chicks, And Other Misfits Are Taking Over The World.

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Leslie is the author of Geek Girls Unite: How Fangirls, Bookworms, Indie Chicks and Other Misfits Are Taking Over the World, out now through It Books. She is also the author of Wish You Were Here: An Essential Guide to Your Favorite Music Scenes and co-author of Everybody Hurts: An Essential Guide to Emo Culture. She currently lives in Los Angeles, CA.