The designer


Karen Martinez

Is a multi-talented Designer with a repertoire that includes Industrial Design, graphic design, textile design, painting, illustrating, product photography, web design, interior design and – her favourite - Hand-crafted jewellery and business development. 

Now residing in Toronto, Canada, Karen is the daughter of an Olympic swimmer and grew up following her father’s example of hard work, determination and perseverance in pursuing her own dreams.

From childhood onward, Karen’s creativity and drawing skills stood out from the crowd. Later in life, Karen solidified her talents at OCAD University, graduating at the top of her class with a BA. Industrial Design.

Karen’s creative passions knows no boundaries and her work ranges from initial conception through to development and production.

Her clients include Monarch Events Group, Bayview Village Shopping Centre, Square One Shopping Centre, AM Visual Communications, Whitney Linen Inc, Veress Couture, Dando London Bridal featured in Say Yes To The Dress London England, Yasmin Warsame textile collection,  amongst others.

Her work has been exhibited in Fashion CAN Yorkdale Shopping Centre, Toronto Mastercard Fashion Week, LG Toronto Fashion Week, Gelato Cup fashion Show Gala, The Bell Gala, The Book Lover’s Ball, Most Wanted and amongst many others.

In her free time, Karen is an active participant in her community and likes to work in various women empowering organizations.