Karen Lander

Principal, Certified Window Treatment Designer & Project Manager

Karen is the Main Line’s go-to drapery designer creating sophisticated custom window coverings for designers and their clients who want impeccable custom products of the highest artisan quality.

She approaches her work with both a savvy design sense and a technical understanding, always educating herself on new innovations in the industry. Her vast technical knowledge about fibers and weaves and fabric construction helps her advise you as to the best choices for your project.

She is a passionate seamstress who started sewing at an early age and learned tailoring and couture sewing during her college years. She has many years managerial experience and has put that together with her technical knowledge and her passion for sewing fabrics to grow Drapery Design into a company well respected in the industry.

Design team

Heather Rabold Hill

Project Manager and Window Treatment Specialist

Heather has been in the window coverings industry for over twenty years. She worked as the lead window coverings specialist at Sheffield Furniture in Malvern for over a decade.

She spent the last decade working as a fabric rep for many well known lines, and has now returned to the job she loves helping designers achieve the best in window coverings. She has in depth knowledge of fabrics and fibers and can make informed recommendations for the best products to use in your projects.

Darya Mizrachi

Workroom Owner &

Darya is an accomplished seamstress in European-American sewing techniques and has managed Drapery Palace, a drapery workroom in Philadelphia for over 20 years.

Karen and Darya have been collaborating and working through new and old-world techniques to bring designers the highest quality products for the high-end client.

They have established the Drapery Design Workroom standards which are a benchmark for the amazing projects they have produced the past few years.

Darya leads a staff of long-term accomplished seamstresses and upholsterers to create well executed products for Drapery Design.

Karen Grizzanti

Seamstress &
Pillow Specialist

Karen is an accomplished seamstress who has been working with Karen Lander at Drapery Design for over twenty years.

Karen manages our Pillow Specialties Division which has grown quickly as we set ourselves apart by offering impeccable attention to detail with our pillows.
Karen will send designers images of several options for pattern placement before cutting the fabric. She will order custom inserts and zippers for each pillow. She will expertly make the pillows and then deliver the completed pillows to your office or client’s home.

"Drapery Design has done work in almost every room in my house, and they are the best! Karen is very experienced with a great background and superb design sense. She is creative and is especially helpful in bringing a client's taste and vision together to solve a design challenge The fabric selections are excellent and the same for workmanship. Their products are a good value for the quality and orders are filled in a very timely fashion with great attention paid to detail. I highly recommend them." - Joell, Villanova
"Karen Lander from Drapery Design is very professional respectful, focused on the facts and provided a complete description and emailed pictures of what the draperies would look like in the specific room. Listened to what the customer wanted. She gave suggestion but didn't impose her thoughts. She listens and understands what you are looking for. She also had very good and respectful installers. Karen is a pleasure to work with. She did an excellent job. I would give her the highest recommendation." - Phyllis, Malvern
"Karen and her team are true professionals with great ideas. They can take any room in your house and really make it come alive with their fabrics, rods, and creativity. Drapery Design has done numerous rooms throughout our home. They have competitive pricing, great installers, and a true pleasure to work with." - Linda, Malvern
"Karen has been very accommodating with our schedule for appointments. I love going to her showroom and being able to see all of the possibilities! I asked to have my living and dining room curtains done by a certain time and Karen made sure it was in place when I needed it. The level of service is out-standing." - Irene, Malvern
"I hired Karen to do all the window coverings for my condo. She was great about accommodating my desire to incorporate a vintage fabric into the design and was more than up to the challenge. She did a wall of sheers that looks just spectacular! Great window treatments, great installation." - Adrian, Bala Cynwyd
"We have used Drapery Design for the past 6 years. We have been in three different houses in the past 6 years and each time we have used Karen to provide us with our window treatments. I feel very comfortable with the level of quality in the fabric, the prices, and the excellent selections of products to meet our needs. Karen’s business is very professional and she is easy to work with. We feel that she is able to pinpoint what we are looking for in a short amount of time so that we are not wasting time searching for the “right” look. I have been very happy overall with the window treatments we have received from Karen." - Nina, Gladwyne
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