As the founder of Chicago-based Karen Shap Design LTD., Karen Shap has over 30 years of comprehensive experience designing and managing a vast array of interior projects from coast to coast. Incorporating the personal style of her clients is essential to Karen, as well as providing direction towards livable interiors that embrace timelessness. Karen and her staff value the importance of client service and treatment. “I love a thrilled client and am delighted when a client invites us to begin another project with them. The process of listening to our clients needs and working with them to create beautiful results is extremely rewarding.”
After attending Bowling Green State University, where she studied Interior Design and Business, Karen worked in contract design. By working on large corporate projects, she was able to understand the value of collaboration with the many people who are involved with producing a successful project. Karen has been able to build her vendor resources, as well as create bonds with other valuable businesses that she continues to utilize. Karen believes that behind every successful interior design firm is a group of skilled artisans who have mastered their craft.
Karen has been featured in Fine Magazine and the Marco Review in Spring 2014. She was also awarded “One of the Best Interior Designers in the Fox Valley Area,” by the Kane Country Chronicle.
KSD is a full service Interior Design Studio located on Main Street in St. Charles, Illinois. Karen and her staff are excited about how the interior design industry is advancing. The team at KSD has traveled the country, looking for inspiration and the newest furnishings to add to your interior design experience.
There has never been a better time to go shopping for the home and we are thrilled to announce that our new showroom will be opening in Summer 2016. We are excited to bring this added value and resource to our clients, as well as share our love of design with those in the area.