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Recognized for designing an extraordinary living experience with a timeless signature look, internationally renowned interior designer Karen Mills creates interiors that nurture the soul and reduce stress.

DESIGN ICONS book 2018

Karen Mills has a passion for helping people live better whether it’s creating an extraordinary living experience or giving back to her community.

Architecture Today Interior Design book 2018

Interior design has also become the subject of radio shows. In the U.S., popular interior design & lifestyle shows include Martha Stewart Living and Living Large featuring Karen Mills.

Interview by Andrew Ellenberg of Rise Integrated with Leawood interior designer Karen Mills https://riseintegratedmarketing.com/


Recognized globally as a forerunner in architectural design the team at Interiors by Design of Leawood, Kansas is known for transforming our client’s living experience into a space that engages the senses, nurtures the soul, and provides a healing environment for work or play. Creating an upgraded living space along with the innate ability to translate a client’s personal style into a more timeless signature look is a big reason why over 90% of our 1200 completed interior design projects have come from referrals.

But helping client’s save time, avoid costly mistakes, and provide access to higher quality furnishings only available to the trade are another big plus along with our proprietary design process and past experience managing large corporate projects for a Fortune 500 company allows you to relax during the management of your custom or remodel/new build design.

Our CEO Karen Mills, best known for hosting the nationally acclaimed Living Large design and lifestyle show featuring celebrity guests, and her firm has been featured in the media innumerable times including ABC national news, CBS, NBC, and Elle Decor magazine along with two international books – Design Icons and Architecture Today Interior Design among others.

If you’re ready to win the battle against an unappealing interior by creating a master plan that will help reduce stress and avoid costly mistakes, email karen@karenmills.net or call Interiors by Design of Leawood, Kansas now at 913.764.5915 to discuss your remodel, custom interior design project, or new home build now and how we might help you live better.   


  • Remodels/Additions/New Build Interior Design- Kitchen/Bath/Living/Bedroom/Basement
  • Custom Interior Design – Furniture, Fireplaces, Cabinetry, Window Coverings, and Furnishings
  • Professional Assessment/Master Plan/Project Management
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You feel comfortable to work with…like an old friend I just met! (remodel)

Jill Murray

Working with you has changed my life! You’re amazing! (remodel)

Sofia Rodriguez

The work you do is phenomenal! (remodel)

Ann Hyde

What a wonderful experience! Every time we enter the new spaces it brings peace and calm. Your interior design talent has enhanced the quality of our life and you are truly one of a kind! (addition)

Calvin Brown

Karen has great taste of course, and most important has an instinctual feeling for the taste and desires of her clients.

Kay Ketcham


  • Professional plan of action to guide you through the process to be more cost effective and reduce stress.
  • To avoid costly mistakes with architecture, construction, wrong size/type furniture, space planning, or color.
  • Access to higher quality designer only furnishings below retail.
  • Invaluable resources and budget management to save time.
  • To have a professional advisor to guide you in management of project for best possible results with your investment.