Designer In Profile: Karen Lynn Poulos, of Karen Lynn Interiors LLC

Name: Karen Lynn Poulos

Company: Karen Lynn Interiors LLC

Position within company: Principal Designer


Tell us a little about your background in design:

Since 1996, Karen Lynn Poulos has been engaged in the design industry and involved in projects designing interiors of luxurious yachts, gorgeous jets and a variety of types of interior design projects, both locally and internationally.

Since founding Karen Lynn Interiors in 2001, Karen Lynn’s commitment to excellence and integrity, and ultimately her clients’ satisfaction and successful design projects, has blessed her with the amazing last 19 years in business

How would you describe your personal design style?
I personally love all things French. I adore antiques and period furnishings.

Where does your design inspiration come from?

I find great inspiration from travel, nature, art and the sea

In what direction do you feel that design is moving towards in a general sense?
Minimal, functional, modern and also more naturally green materials.

Name five key themes to consider when approaching design in 2019 and beyond.
Space, form, function, colour, style.

If you could offer one piece of advice when it comes to design schemes, what would it be?
When putting together a design scheme, I believe not only to visualise it, but also to dream about it! I personally dream about all my projects and can see them clearly.

How important are The International Yacht & Aviation Awards?
They are very important in setting a standard in the industry.

What projects are you currently working on?
I am currently working on a few projects including an 80ft Johnson new build For Johnson Yachts, Taiwan and 2 large yacht refit projects locally.

What are your aims and goals for the next twelve months?
To visit Thailand and complete my current projects.

Final thoughts; tell us a little more about yourself and your daily inspirations:

Your most treasured possession?
My painting of my Daughter and I

Your favourite holiday destination?
Aspen Colorado and Paris

Your favourite hotel, restaurant & bar?
My favourite bar is Harry’s Bar Venice Italy
My favourite hotel is the Ritz Paris

Your favourite book, film & song?
Favourite film: Breakfast at Tiffany’s
Favourite song: Moon River
Favourite book: The Woman I Wanted To Be by Diane Von Furstenburg

Your favourite food and drink?
Champagne & Chocolate

Your favourite way to spend an afternoon?
To create new designs and sketches on my latest project.

If you weren’t a designer, what would you be?
An artist

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