“There is a method to creating functional beauty…”
Karen Asprea is a New York City based interior designer and owner’s representative, specializing in turn key services for private homes, design for luxury condominium developments and commercial spaces. Her color palettes are full of muted rich tones punctuated with contrasted architectural details, adding depth and style to all of her spaces. Karen’s philosophy on design is to create a curated experience with sensitivity to how life functions inside of a space.
Karen has worked alongside famed architects such as SOM and ODA to create stunning interiors to be housed within their buildings envelopes. Her client list includes the industry’s top development firms that demand the highest level of quality and attention to detail.
Laying a strong career foundation by working for noted designers such as Kondylis Design and Costas Kondylis, and moving on to become the managing partner and director of interior design at one of New York’s busiest architecture and design firms. Karen lead her team to design and coordinate over five million square feet of new residential development as well as large scale capital improvement projects and turn key design services for private residences.
Asprea is a native New Yorker and received her academic training at Pratt Institute as well as at their affiliate university, DIS in Copenhagen, in interior design, art history and architectural design.
photograph by Federica Carlet