Situated within El Dorado Estates in the luxuriously appointed Indian Wells resort community, the Desert Oasis Show House hosted a bevy of interactive, inspired and engaging events, including tours of the iconic home, VIP soirées, designer discussions and more. Originally designed by Architect John Walling in 1978, the Desert Oasis Show […]
Karen Okner, president and show house producer, believes in artful living. She views each property she creates as a canvas celebrating the talents of pinnacle artisans, designers, and products, giving them the opportunity to shine in unmatched home environments. After producing Mesa Modern, one of the most successful Mid-century Modern design homes of Coachella Valley’s 2019 Modernism Week, her passion for curating and building show houses was ignited. Drawing on her 20-plus years of experience with fine art, graphic design, and gallery management, Karen was led to create the Design Collaborative, a collective of the best dream makers and builders in the business.