We believe that an intimate client-designer relationship and scrupulous attention to detail are essential to producing outstanding results and client satisfaction.
English Cotswald Cottage
Endless Sky - Montana Lake Home
Family Room Renovation
Karen began her career at Dexter Design in New York City while attending interior design school. She is a graduate of the New York School of Interior Design, in addition to studying fine art and architecture in Australia. She has passed the National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ). After completing her education, she designed resort homes on Long Beach Island, New Jersey, as well as homes and offices in the New York and Philadelphia metropolitan areas. In 1995 she relocated to the Twin Cities. After thirteen years of successful projects as a Senior Interior Designer at Gabberts Design studio, Karen opened KSID Studio, LLC.
Karen is the 2011-2012 Chapter President of the Minnesota Chapter of ASID. Her projects have won multiple first place ASID awards. In 2009, Karen recieved ASID's most distinguished award, the Designer of Distinction award. She has served on the several ASID committees, including: Showcase House , Public Relations , and the Gallery of Stars. In 2009, she chaired the ASID Showcase House Committee. Karen has designed award-winning rooms in several ASID showcase homes.
Karen has been featured in PBS's "Hometime" and on Kare-11. Her work has been published in MPLS St. Paul magazine, Better Homes and Gardens Creative Home, Midwest Home, Lux Design, Rob Report Exceptional Vacation Properties, Lake Minnetonka Magazine and Montana Living magazines. She was a contributing writer on the subject of Interior Design for Lux Design Magazine.
KSID Studio offers a fresh take on interior design. Our work is never repetitive, but unique to the client and the environment at hand. We employ your aesthetic preferences and connect you to the most beautiful architectural elements, colors, finishes and textures.