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bhive design is a Toronto based interior design studio specializing in projects for residential and commercial clients. Collaborative in nature and passionate about quality, principal interior designer/owner Karen Bigiel embraces a "think outside the box" attitude. Unwavering creative vision, unique sense of style, and intuitive ability to connect with client's needs, allows bhive design to create spaces that are timeless, functional and inspiring...

where ever | work | play

karen bigiel | interior designer

meet karen

a minimalist at heart, eclectic personal style, and a desire to embrace sustainable practices.  


Karen strives to combine natural elements, long lasting materials and vintage furnishings along with clients personal treasures to create spaces with soul and down to earth elegance. 


Karen is a graduate of the Humber College Interior Design Program with an extensive background in corporate and commercial design spanning 20 years. 


Passionate about all things design and a desire to work for herself, Karen pursued small projects during her children's toddler years from 1997 to 2012 then established  bhive design in 2013 venturing to collaborate with other contemporaries and focus, inclusively, on residential and commercial design.

about the studio

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