On this week’s episode of After the Jump, Grace Bonney welcomes back an inspiration of hers, TV personality and accomplished designer Genevieve Gorder. She is currently the host of Genevieve’s Renovation and Dear Genevieve on the HGTV cable channel. Tune in for a candid and insightful discussion on the nature of design, the challenges of TV and the pursuit of happiness. This program was brought to you by Mail Chimp.





“I don’t think I’ve had sleep since 1998.” [02:00]


“Having just turned 40, I have such a better understanding of how little I need and how special it needs to be.” [19:00]


“The main goal in design is making people happy – whether it’s in your house or somebody else’s.” [23:00]


“With TV you can only say so much – when it comes to word and visual that’s when I can really say what I want.” [25:00]


–Genevieve Gorder on After the Jump