Karen LeBlanc is well-known Design TV Host and Writer with her own show The Design Tourist airing across a large and growing network of online and streaming media partners. Karen also regularly appears on WGN TV Chicago as a regular guest for the Celebrity Home Hotlist and frequently appeared on HSN as a Guest Host Home Décor Expert and Brand Ambassador.
As a Design Tourist, Karen explores the world’s most creative places and authentic boutique hotels that connect with local culture, cuisine, craft, and history. In each episode, discover your own creative muse through a global dose of design inspiration for home, work and play. Each of The Design Tourist’s experiential travel itineraries are featured in show’s companion magazine and blog www.TheDesignTourist.com
As a lifestyle trend expert, Karen brings a journalist’s eye and a decorator’s intuitive sense to her search for the next big thing that drives the home, lifestyle & luxury marketplaces. Through design travel, she stays ahead of the trend curve in home décor since many of the current popular home fashion trends are rooted in boutique hotel design.
Karen’s real-world experience in design and her journalism background make her an expert Design TV Host and Writer. She is a contributing writer for several publications including: Florida Design, Interior Appeal, Build & Design, Florida Homebuyer, Winter Park Magazine and Orange Appeal.
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