Karen is the digital editor at Dezeen.
She holds a bachelor's degree in English and History from the University of Nottingham.
Before joining Dezeen in 2018, Karen wrote interior design columns for The Evening Standard and The Times. She also edited homes and interiors supplements for The Telegraph.
Other publications Karen has contributed to include Vogue, World of Interiors, Ideal Home, The Sunday Times Style, InStyle, Country Homes and Interiors and Country Living Magazine.
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In this week's comments update, readers are debating Patrik Schumacher's suggestion that architecture teachers use students to advance their own agendas rather than teach skills for the real world. More