Karen Kimmel for One Kings Lane

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 26, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Beginning Wednesday, November 28th at 8 a.m. PST, One Kings Lane- the leading online marketplace for the home- will host a Tastemaker Tag Sale curated by artist Karen Kimmel. The dynamic force behind Kimmel Kids and Crafting Community, Kimmel has also brought her unique vision to collaborations with companies such as Splendid, Nike, Marc Jacobs and Fendi.

Selected to facilitate expression and interaction, let yourself be spirited away by Karen Kimmel's creative vision.

  • Kimmel Kids Tipi (made to order): For the playroom of every child's dream, Kimmel Kids has created a colorful, custom indoor tipi, decorated with Karen's nature-inspired stencil designs in a beautiful palette of silver, turquoise, purple and neon yellow. The poles and tip closures are hand-wrapped with colorful twine and crowned with vibrant clusters of pom poms and vintage beads. OKL Price $1,225
  • Dream Catchers: Karen Kimmel Studios offers a modern twist on a time-honored tradition with a colorful line of handcrafted dream catchers. Each Dream Catcher features a vibrant, contemporary palette, beautifully arranged strands of beads and feathers and wood pieces cut in trademark Karen Kimmel designs. OKL Price $120
  • Hand-Painted Baskets: A range of fair trade African Reed baskets decorated with hand-painted designs by Karen Kimmel Studios in a lovely range of neutrals, neons and metallics. OKL Price $129
  • Limited edition silkscreen prints: A colorful edition of silkscreen prints featuring Karen's iconic nature-inspired stencil designs. OKL Price $60
  • Needlepoint Hook Rugs: Made by the artists of Creative Growth, a non-profit art center in Oakland, CA serving adults with developmental disabilities, in collaboration with Karen Kimmel. OKL Price $3,199

Other items available will include unique throw pillows, wooden trivets and Karen Kimmel holiday stockings.

About Karen Kimmel:

Beginning her career as an installation artist, Karen Kimmel founded Karen Kimmel Studio in 2007 and has since expanded her creative efforts to include a line of inspiring art products, a popular series of crafting events, a thriving creative consulting business and a foray into interior design. Karen Kimmel Studio offers a variety of consulting, marketing, branding, social media and design services for a wide range of private and corporate clients including Splendid, Ella Moss, Nike, Cole Haan and Target.

The studio is also home to Crafting Community which exists as both an annual family retreat and as a promotional event series in partnership with select brands. Karen Kimmel also produces a line of artistic tools and bespoke items called Kimmel Kids, designed to stimulate creative thinking and empower children to make their mark.

About One Kings Lane and Tastemaker Tag Sales:

One Kings Lane is an online marketplace for the home that brings members exceptional value on a spectacular collection of top-brand, vintage and designer items. One Kings Lane works directly with leading home brands, antique and vintage dealers and designers to bring the very best products at exceptional prices to its members – every day of the week. One Kings Lane also partners with top designers, decorators and industry insiders to deliver content that inspires, enlightens and informs.

Launched in 2010, Tastemaker Tag Sales bring One Kings Lane's members one-of-a-kind furniture, accessories, antiques and more, personally hand-picked by today's leading design visionaries from their own collections – at well below estimated value.

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