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 Genevieve Gorder - “You need to have a home to go back to, whether it's a hotel room or a barn. It's only home when he's there.”
 Genevieve Gorder - “There's a big difference between decorators and designers and the training is very different.”
 Genevieve Gorder - “That's the best thing I like about the show is that from concept to execution, it works. People actually like it and it's helping people.”
 Genevieve Gorder - “So, to really execute design in its highest form and making people feel joy, that's a great reward.”
 Genevieve Gorder - “So, like I said, I will visit Jeffersonville more often because I now have a little getaway house up there.”
 Genevieve Gorder - “Like I said, TLC has enough of my life. I have to keep some of it for myself.”
 Genevieve Gorder - “It's about the power of design and the power of the human spirit. It's above paying anybody to do something stupid for money like reality television does - like ambushing people.”
 Genevieve Gorder - “I'm so used to talk-show hosts just giving you a sound bite and not really being interested.”
 Genevieve Gorder - “I'm lucky enough to have a really positive following, and I'm so grateful for that. It's a fantastic platform to launch a new show from.”
 Genevieve Gorder - “I'm a designer, I love it, and I haven't worked this hard to do bad work.”
 Genevieve Gorder - “I will not do work that isn't done well or right. Stuff happens - things break, contractors don't come through - but I don't want to be responsible for not doing something correctly.”
 Genevieve Gorder - “I think taking design out of the studio and really having a relationship with the people that you're making it for really convinced me of how powerful a thing design is. It's not just an aesthetic decoration.”
 Genevieve Gorder - “But instead of that stuff you get relationships with people and neighbors that you would never get in a city. People in small towns are a lot more open.”
 Genevieve Gorder - “And Laurens, it definitely made me want to go on to the next region and the next region - because it's very much a cultural study.”
 Genevieve Gorder - “We worked out a lot of bugs and figured out who was working and who wasn't and how this beast functions. It was a lot bigger than we actually thought, and now we have a well-run ship where it feels I can actually have time to imagine and not just stress out about everything.”
 Genevieve Gorder - “You forget how many people watch TV until you come into a town like this. Everybody knows you, and I'm always humbled, especially when there are 500 little kids who all have their hair done like yours and want to be designers.”
 Genevieve Gorder - “I had the idea for the show like a year and a half, two years ago. And it was all about the things that I didn't like about TV. I was trying to create a positive solution for it. And it actually worked.”
 Genevieve Gorder - “Including the kids that use the space through the physical transformation gave the young people ownership in the space that they use. We took a day and joined together, and that is a great lesson.”
 Brian VanGorder - “I think we're fortunate we had the opportunity to get him. And for the opportunity to be at Georgia Southern, he's very fortunate.”
 Brian VanGorder - “Were making a lot of the same mistakes which is kind of disappointing. Offensively we have some guys who can make big plays. We are getting better in compartments but need to do a better job putting everything together. That comes with experience and better communication.”
 Brian VanGorder - “I saw missed opportunities, I saw a missed tackle for a possible loss become a big play, and I saw missed assignments. They all equaled bad. In the end it's a bad sign.”
 Brian VanGorder - “Defensively we weren't able to finish. There were a couple of times we could have had a tackle for a loss but the offense made a play and it ended in a long gain.”
 Genevieve Gorder - “That was always my frustration with so many of these shows, because design is not an ambush... it's a relationship. You have to know how people move and live and work to be able to design for them.”
 Genevieve Gorder - “I think people come to visit these towns not to see the design, but to see the people who live there, so this has a definite real-world aspect.”
 Genevieve Gorder - “I had been to the South many times and I thought I knew what the South was, but not until you live with people and live through their lives do you know what it's really about.”

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