Creating beautiful homes is a labor of love for Karen Arpino of Karen Arpino Interiors, a full service interior design firm established in 2001. Her interest in design has been a lifelong passion from her early training, with a degree in Fashion Buying & Merchandising from FIT, followed by a degree in Interior Design from the Metropolitan Institute of Interior Design. This path has led to her successful career as a respected designer. She is an Allied Member of the ASID, the American Society of Interior Designers.
Karen is a well established Long Island based designer who has worked extensively in many affluent communities from Great Neck to the East End of Long Island and Westchester. The scope of her projects range from designing for a single room to an entire house. The designs incorporate elements from both traditional and transitional styles, to create a clean, fresh approach to every job. Karen believes that any interior design project should be enjoyable for the client, both during the project and after its completion. Through understanding her clients needs, lifestyle and budget, she is able to seamlessly integrate these elements into beautiful and interesting homes that combine personalized comfort and style. Good communication together with excellent customer service is essential to any project. Her style and deep personal interest in her clients satisfaction has made her a much respected and sought after interior designer.
Karen is an award winning designer who has been featured in several Designer Showhouses and whose work has been published in numerous publications such as: House Magazine, Distinction, Designer Kitchens & Baths, Boulevard and Newsday.