Join The Design Tourist, Karen LeBlanc, on a tour of the 2017 New American Home designed and built by Phil Kean, of Phil Kean Design Group as a show home for the 2017 NAHB International Builders’ Show held in Orlando, Florida. Check out the Modernist home’s Palm Springs inspired decor and Kean’s unique Pod-Style construction. For what’s new and what’s next in home construction, The New American Home offers a first look at upcoming trends and products.
Karen LeBlanc is a freelance writer living in Orlando, Florida with many published bylines in magazines, newspapers, and multimedia sites. As a professional lifestyle writer, Karen specializes in art, architecture, design, home interiors and personality profiles. Karen is the writer, producer and host of the streaming series, The Design Tourist (www.TheDesignTourist.com) that brings viewers a global dose of design inspiration with episodes featuring the latest looks and trends from the world’s premiere design events and shows. She also publishes a quarterly magazine on design travel that you can read by clicking the link: https://thedesigntourist.com/the-magazine/ Her journalism background includes seven years on-air experience as a TV news reporter and anchor covering a range of issues from education to politics. Her educational credentials include a Master of Arts in Mass Communications from Northeast Louisiana University and a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from Louisiana State University. Throughout her career, Karen has written and produced dozens of documentaries and videos for educational, commercial, corporate, and governmental clients and appeared in many TV and video productions as a professional host.