What do you love most about your showroom?
Karen: "We left the Garment District about eight years ago and thought Chelsea would be the perfect place to put down our roots. Our new space is in a historic NYC landmark with arched windows, huge wood beams and original brick walls. It's full of charm and elegance."
There are so many knick–knacks and baubles throughout the studio. How do you stay so organized?
KE: "When I was a child, I collected stamps. I had a huge bag containing stamps from 100 countries that I had to sort, document and categorize. Over time, my stamp collecting hobby helped me organize my mind and it manifested into my everyday habits."
What's your favorite item that you're working on now?
KE: "I don't pick favorites! I approach each design as a challenge and a journey. I try not to think too much, just to channel and allow ideas to flow."