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Design Milieu

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9x Best of Houzz winner
16 years in business
Woman owned
Residential Architecture + Interior Design | 7X Best of Houzz!
Design Milieu is me, Karen Bengel M.Arch ASID. Design Milieu is also you. Since 2004 I have had the pleasure of working with many clients to define and design the spaces they call home. Every home, every project, is as unique as it's owner and represents where art and function meet to serve the intimacies of life. Design Milieu offers Architectural and Interior Design Services including: Project Planning, Space Planning, Design Drawings, Construction Drawings, Furnishing, Fixture and FInish Selection and Procurement, Interior Design Consulting.

Services Provided

Art Selection, Basement Design, Bathroom Design, Bedroom Design, Closet Design, Color Consulting, Custom Bathroom Vanities, Custom Blinds & Shades, Custom Bookcases, Custom Built-ins, Custom Cabinets, Custom Entertainment Centers, Custom Fireplace Mantels, Custom Furniture, Custom Home Bars, Custom Kitchen Cabinets, Custom Pantries, Custom Shelving, Custom Walk-in Closets, Dining Room Design, Drafting, Energy-Efficient Homes, Entry Design, Floor Plans, Furniture Selection, Garage Design, Green Building, Handicap-Accessible Design, Home Theater Design, House Plans, Interior Design, Kids Bedroom Design, Kitchen Design, Laundry Room Design, Lighting Design, Living Room Design, Mudroom Design, Nursery Design, Playroom Design, Project Management, Space Planning, Sustainable Design, Universal Design, Wine Cellar Design, Home Office Design, Kitchen Remodeling, Architectural Design, Architectural Drawings

Areas Served

Alexandria, Arlington, Bethesda, DC (Washington), Potomac, Chevy Chase, Falls Church, Ft Myer, Washington DC


+ ASID Professional Member + 2009 Washington Spaces Design Competition, Outstanding Recipient + 2016 & 2017 Best of Houzz Design Award Winner + 2018 Best of Houzz Service Award Winner


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11 Projects

Inspiration for a kitchen remodel in Other

McLean Virginia Residence

Example of a small trendy u-shaped light wood floor and beige floor eat-in kitchen design in Other with an undermount sink, flat-panel cabinets, light wood cabinets, blue backsplash, stainless steel appliances and a peninsula

Upcycled Kitchen in Alexandria VA

Alexandria, VA
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Business Details

Business Name

Design Milieu

Phone Number

(202) 804-0660


Bethesda, MD 20814

Typical Job Cost

$25,000 - 3 million

License Number

DC: INT101115


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