kdz designs

July 14, 2011

Case Study – Commercial Project – Thesis Design

Thesis Project:  Office Space Meets Universal Design – The Newmark Building, Salem, MA   The culmination of my Master’s program was my design for a 13,000 […]
July 14, 2011

An interior designer can help in tight economic times – Springfield Republican Interview – June 26, 2011

                      Interior designers can help clients make more cost-effective decisions; so appealing in these tight budgetary […]
May 24, 2011

Art and Interiors – A trip South…

My husband and I recently visited Augusta and Atlanta Georgia;  Bill”s cousin Ruth Pearl, an artist, was kind to take us to her first gallery show, […]
May 24, 2011

Case Study – Southern New Hampshire Living Room

Project Description For this living room project, the client expressed the desire keep the original footprint of the room, as well as traditional-looking wainscoting and the […]
April 27, 2011

Guest Critic – what kind of work do Interior Design Students do??

When I made my career switch to interior design, from working in corporate software engineering, I had already started taking ID classes at a local college […]
March 20, 2011

Blog Post – Color Theory and a Breath of Spring 3-20-2011

Color Theory and What?? For those of us in New England, Spring 2011 seemed a long way off, even just a couple of weeks ago. For […]
January 3, 2011

Blog Post: Transitions…Nature: 1-3-2011

Transitions….and Nature… With the beginning of 2011, I’ve found myself thinking a lot about transitions and how the natural world doesn’t let us forget change. I […]
December 13, 2010

News: Nashua Symphony Holiday House Tour 2010 took place on December 4th and 5th

Welcome to Karen”s first blog entry… Thom and I spent three days setting up Christmas decorations for the Nashua Symphony”s 2010 Holiday House Tour, in the […]
November 13, 2010

News: IFDA Award Ad in Design New England/Nov-Dec 2010 Issue

Design New England’s November/December 2010 issue features the winners of the 2nd Annual IFDA Designer Showcase Awards on page 99.