About Karen Williams
Passionate about design, cooking and entertaining, Karen Williams is a nationally recognized award-winning creator of highly custom kitchens and interior spaces for discerning clients in the New York area, as well as nationally and internationally. Williams, an allied ASID member, studied interior design at New York’s Fashion Institute of Technology, and is now a principal of St. Charles. A member of the Institute for Classical Art & Architecture, Karen has participated in four renowned Kips Bay Decorator Showhouses.
Her projects regularly appear in national magazines, such as Traditional Home, Kitchen Trends and Beautiful Kitchens + Baths. She regularly travels the globe, searching out the latest trends and resources, and attending cooking classes. She has studied at the Escoffier and at La Cornue in Paris, and attended demonstrations with Charlie Trotter in Chicago. Closer to home, she has taken classes with Jean Georges’ pastry chef Johnny Iuzzini and the Four Seasons Chefs de Cuisine Pecko Zantilaveevan and Larry Finn.