The interior design process will consist of Concept Design, Design Details , Interior Material & Finishes, FF&E selection, and Bespoke Furniture Design & production.
Full-service means we manage your interior design project from concept to completion and includes the following:
- Concept design
- Space planning
- Architectural details and drawings
- Construction floor plans and elevations
- Coordination with architects, contractors and suppliers
- Selection of furniture
- Custom Furniture design
- Budget planning if required
This online design service is an affordable option for clients. It allows us to design unique and individual rooms, worldwide. From the initial questionnaire consultation, to the custom mood board, we will work with you via email or video call to create your dream room. An onsite initial consultation could be scheduled if required.
We will do all the leg work of sourcing everything you need to fit your budget and you are left with the fun part of styling and decorating the room at your own space.
What this package includes:
- A questionnaire is emailed to you, which will include sending photos of the room and measurements and a few questions for us to get an idea of what you would love to have in your space.
- Floor Layout to scale (furniture layout)
- A custom mood board with some options to help you visualize your project (One round of revisions)
- Once you are completely happy with the design we will send a full shopping list and cost sheet with links directly to the web stores (local and online)
Landscape Concept Design – This provides the client with and overall look and feel of the proposed garden . It outlines hardscapes such as swimming pools, decking, pergolas as well as recommendation for planting schedule. Our plans are accompanied by relative imagery to give the client a sense of the garden.
We provide Landscape Concept Design – This provides a client with and overall idea of how the garden will be created. It outlines hardscapes such as swimming pools, decks pergolas as well as recommendation for planting schedule. Our plans are accompanied by relative imagery to give the client a sense of how the garden will look and feel.
I love creating art in different forms, textures, colours and finishes. I am a self taught artist which really allows me the freedom to move easily between disciplines and medium. Since I was a child I always loved creating any art.
My work captures the essence of modern / contemporary art.
I have provided numerous commissioned artworks to clients in South Africa and Dubai, exhibiting in various interior design showrooms as well as the Lize Wendt Gallery based in Johannesburg.
Loving what you do
Here are some of the nice things people have said about working with me.
“Thank you so much for your help Karen- you can’t imagine how easy you’ve made my life. I was confused about the colours and how to bring everything together to have a seamless and chic look and you helped me achieve exactly that. Ou have been a lifesaver. I’d recommend you to everyone I know without hesitation – it truly makes such a difference to bring a professional onboard. Thank you again , I truly appreciate” Menka, Mudon – Dubai
“We worked with Karen to help us furnish our new place. Karen took the time to understand our needs and think of options that matched our style and budget. She handled everything from designing the space to selecting furniture pieces for us based on our style. We really love the final outcome!” Nasma, Jumeira – Dubai
Karen listened to our concerns and was able to bring creative ideas to solve our design dilemmas. Her vision of the space exactly matched what we saw in our imagination. She is a great designer and has a genuine love for what she does. We love how it turned out our home!!Highly recommend!! Thanks again for all your help!! We are very grateful!! Gemma, Silicone Oasis -Dubai
Karen is such a warm person and has a genuine love for what she does. She truly has a gift for design and was such a pleasure to work with. She’s creative and excellent at what she does and keeps costs and feasibility in mind which is very valuable for a designer. If you are looking for someone to turn your house into a home look no further!! Nisreen, Meadows -Dubai
I have had the pleasure of working with Karen on several projects so far. In addition to helping me refresh and finish three bedrooms and an office space, and redesign our outdoor space, she also helped me to plan and provided photography for my child’s birthday party. I am very happy with the outcomes of all our projects together. Her calm, honest and friendly demeanor made her a delight to work with. Each time we have worked together, she has shown herself to be highly organized, very responsive and also realistic regards to timeframes, budgets and creative concepts. I also feel that Karen is very adaptable and did an excellent job in bringing her own design sensibility with mine. Thankyou again for all your help, Karen! Kristina, Meadows – Dubai
Doing what you love
“Karen is extremely pleasant to work with, carefully listens to her client and works hard to create and reflect the client’s requirement. I have been amazed as she has come up with just what we were looking for. Karen is energetic, enthusiastic, and understands budgets. Even though she worked remotely all was done in a very professional and timely manner . I would highly recommend DESIGN K.” Paula, Porto – Portugal
“Karen, I cannot thank you enough for your time today. You have helped me so much – a huge weight of my shoulders, your advise and design ideas were awesome and exactly what I wanted. Thank you again so much! ” Carla, Victory Heights – Dubai
I worked with Karen to design my toddler’s room into something both functional and attractive. In this small apartment room, all four sides of the walls were something of a puzzle with either a window or a door to design around and needed to convert to a guest room on top of that! Karen’s streamlined Nordic aesthetic really came through with the mood board while she took took the headache of sourcing materials and hiring various contractors around Dubai for each task that needed doing from carpenters, window frosting, electricians and talented people that could re-purpose what we had to save money.
In the end, we got a beautiful, fully-functional room that has grown over the years with my son that we are happy with several years later and still looks fresh! Thanks again,
Eileen, Marina – Dubai
Karen has a unique sense of design, I loved how she truly understood what I was looking for , someone to tie our existing interiors together with creative, yet practical solutions.She is easy and fun to work with. ! Noora , Mira – Dubai
Karen, thank you! for patiently and meticulously putting together my garden vision from bits of ideas I couldn’t have pieced together myself. You effortlessly understood the brief and captured its essence in your creative process, paying attention to every detail. My home is my canvas and hence I truly value the fact that you not only shared my enthusiasm for this project but listened and were open to discussion of ideas. Your recommendations were always on point and there in no doubt to the keen eye for design behind DESIGN K. You understand beauty in simplicity and that’s what makes this design timless. I’m so pleased to have collaborated on my garden with you. It was certainly worth the wait! It’s exactly what I wanted it to be and that much more! Thank you. Kasia, Damac Hills – Dubai