Karen Swanson of New England Design Works joined me this week to talk about curated kitchens. She describes her design process, what to look for in cabinets and appliances, thoughts on countertops and tips for renovating your kitchen in 2022.

About our guest

Karen Swanson is the Owner and lead designer at New England Design Works, an interiors firm specializing in kitchen and bath design. Her work has been featured in various publications including the cover of Boston Home Magazine. She was the recipient of first place in the NKBA’s kitchen design contest for medium kitchen as well as one of 53 regional winners amongst more than 1600 entrants for the Subzero Wolf Kitchen Design Contest.



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