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Season 3, Episode 4

Playful, Practical Family Room



Home decor maven Karen LeBlanc is on the scene in High Point, NC, the Furniture Capital of the World, in search of key pieces for a modern day family room. A family room isn’t about creating a showplace, but rather a livable space that’s alive with energy and an authentic personality. Follow along as Karen gets the inside look at flexible furniture with multiple configurations, stylish floor lamps, media consoles, accent chairs, colorful area rugs and more. She also clues us in to useful styling tips throughout the episode. Watch it now!

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Unlike the typical tourist, Karen LeBlanc travels in search of original design finds. Along the way, meet brilliant design minds and explore the links between culture and creativity. Karen brings it all back to you for a global dose of design inspiration on The Design Tourist! More

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