Making Spaces is the brain child of Karen Knox, the daughter of a woodwork teacher and a homemaker. Her background in the arts and creative industries began at an early age and as a child she was always more interested in making things than playing out.
Creativity continued throughout her studies and she moved to Leeds in '97 to complete a Bachelor of Arts Degree at the Northern School of Contemporary Dance. Often described as quirky and with "an excellent eye" she was recognised for her attention to detail. This led her perfectly into project management within the community arts sector where she really found her feet.
Karen took a career break in 2013 after having her son and in 2015, Making Spaces was born. Making Spaces has since taken on a life of its own with Karen's work receiving critical acclaim worldwide, alongside winning 'Best of Houzz' awards for five consecutive years.