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Hand Papermaking

Karen is honored to accept the freelance position of lead magazine designer for Hand Papermaking, a collectable and globally-acclaimed journal.






I Heart Design for the Arts

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Kristin Hamaker
Owner at Goosefoot Kitchen

"Through regular strategy sessions with Karen I have had the opportunity to continuously refine my website, brand, and business philosophy. It is a true collaborative exercise that has made a world of difference for me."

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Roxanne Theony
Owner at Theony Design

“Karen is a rare and masterful blend of technical know-how and good design sense. Working with her was a joy. Her work was on time, on budget and beautifully executed.”

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Nicole (& John) Richards

"Karen has been a joy to work with. Her seemingly unshakable patience along with her diligence, vast knowledge and skill is a true privilege to have on our side. She truly is a rare jewel. I don't know of any other person who can offer as much as she can in terms of conceptualization from scratch all the way through to production."

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Wendy Lewis
Stylist, Set Designer & Musician

“Karen is a great problem-solver. When working with others she first considers who they are and how they "work" before addressing their project. I look forward to many years of inspiring collaboration with her."

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Tim Cronin
Owner at The Chair Salon

"I am so happy with Karen's work on our website. She made the process so much easier than anyone I've worked with in the past. I've received a lot of positive feedback from my staff and clients and we've seen an increase in business due to the site."

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Don Martin
Owner at J-Mar Builders & Remodelers

"Working with Karen was a pleasure. She has the unusual combination of artistic creativity and business efficiency. Her artistic talents combined with her eye for details were critical in the projects she completed for our company."

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Abigail Waters
Account Executive at OLSON

“Karen is a very talented designer with an eye for current trends in design, on-
and offline. She is also a talented writer who writes with a keen sense of a client's
business objectives.”