Our Designers

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Karen Osborne, CID, NCIDQ

Karen Osborne is the president of Karen Renee Interior Design, Inc. located in Severna Park, Maryland since 1992. Karen, a graduate of Bauder College majoring in Interior Design, served on the Maryland Chapter of the ASID (American Society of Interior Designers) Board of Directors in many different capacities over the years. She is Maryland State Certified and has also achieved certification through the National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ).

In addition to her numerous residential and commercial projects, Karen’s expertise is in model home merchandising with over twenty years of experience in this highly specialized area of design. Her gift of talent and intuitive nature allow Karen to partner with the home builder to showcase their communities and sell homes. 

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Stephanie Simmons, Interior Designer

Stephanie Simmons earned a BS in Textile Marketing from University of Maryland and an Associate’s degree in Interior Design from CCBC. An award-winning designer, Stephanie has over 20 years of experience designing model homes and private residences and has designed homes for some of the nation’s preeminent homebuilders, including Winchester, NV Homes, Mitchell & Best, K. Hovnanian, and Stanley Martin. 

Since starting at Karen Renee Interior Design in 2011, Stephanie has focused her talents on residential design and worked on both large and small projects, including many waterfront homes. She brings with her an extensive set of skills and prides herself on creating dynamic, smartly designed living spaces that beautifully reflect their owners’ personalities. 

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Diana Tran, Interior Designer

Diana Tran is a graduate of the University of Maryland and Howard Community College with degrees in Political Science/Conflict Management and Interior Design, respectively. Her contrasting education mirrors her design work in that her skill set is ever-evolving as she offers clients a host of talents and experience from different industries.

Diana is accomplished in all stages of production, with expertise including custom interior designs for both commercial and residential clients, as well as creative space planning, home staging, and event styling. Her passion lays in delivering beautiful and functional designs while optimizing your needs and budget.

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Linda Hartman, Interior Designer

Linda Hartman has been designing for Karen Renee Interior Design for over 20 years and has over 30 years of experience in residential and commercial design. 

Linda specializes in Sorority House design.  Her goal is to provide the girls with a creative space that reflects the branding, personality and lifestyle of the sorority. Making the design process a pleasurable experience comes first and foremost for Linda.  Her experience, creativity and attention to detail, along with her ability to listen to her clients are attributes that her clients value. She enjoys the process of getting to know her clients and campus locations which helps her to create a space that truly upholds the look and values of their sorority.  

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