Westport, CT March 2022

Page 36

Kitchen and Bathroom T r e n d s Yo u Can Count On KAREN BERKEMEYER HOME

ARTICLE BY DAVE BRIGGS Karen Berkemeyer always had an eye for spatial concepts, knowing both where and how things went together. She initially utilized that talent in the classroom as a high school math teacher. When (her own) two kids were added to the equation, she needed another outlet for her inspiration. So, for the last thirty years she’s put the same intuition to work in kitchens and bathrooms across Connecticut for her company Karen Berkemeyer Home (KBH) and frankly, everything since has fit together perfectly. Thanks to decades of experience and a talented team, KBH was well positioned to handle the sudden spike in business during the pandemic. Recent data from a Houzz and Home Study showed the amount of money people spent on home renovations in 2020 increased by 15% and

Bathroom as oasis. (Design: Iris Michaels; Photo: Tim Lenz)

36

T R E N D SE T T E R | HOM E + DE S I GN