Dedicated to inspire and guide.

With deep experience and a wealth of talent, the EDGE team is known as much for our collaborative relationships as our collective success. And under the management of Diamond Custom Homes, we bring the same level of integrity, passion and quality you’ve come to expect from Diamond.

Karen Velasco-Carter, Lead Designer

Karen Velasco-Carter

Lead Designer

As Lead Designer Karen Velasco-Carter plays a vital role in the EDGE process. Bringing the client’s ideas to life by coordinating architectural and interior design plans for new construction and permitting of plans for remodels. With a bachelor’s degree in architecture and previous experience as an architectural designer for two prominent design studios, Karen has 15 years of industry experience. She is also an AIA associate and a certified general contractor. She spends her free time with family, traveling, playing tennis and dancing.

David Cureton, Cabinet Designer

David Cureton

Cabinet Designer

David Cureton’s work has been a fixture of luxury residences throughout the United States for three decades. An unrivaled talent at both hand drawn and computer-aided CAD design, this expert cabinet designer specializes in enhancing his technical drawings with creative and unusual details and optimizing solutions for unique living spaces. Since his beginnings at The Art Institute of Atlanta in Fashion Illustration, David’s work has appeared in many homes as well as major publications including House Beautiful, Veranda and Better Homes and Gardens.

Adriene Ged - Lead Interior Designer

Adriene Ged

Lead Interior Designer

With a bachelor’s degree in interior design from Georgia Southern, Adriene has worked with notable home builders in Florida. Her projects include both renovations and award-winning custom homes. Knowing how a client lives helps her balance individual aesthetics with functionality. Her lifestyle approach to design results in layered, textured spaces that feel unique, sophisticated and welcoming. Outside of work, she can be found relaxing by the lake or watching her children’s sporting events.

Yazan Semrein - Designer

Yazan Semrein


With a bachelor’s degree in architecture, Yazan has advanced skills, including CAD design and 3D modeling and rendering. Working overseas and in the United States gave him a unique perspective and opened his eyes to new cultures and ideas. Yazan collaborates in the design and production of cabinetry and interior design drawings. Before joining EDGE, he was a 3D drafter, landscape design assistant, project manager and architectural engineer.

Keith Bates - Project Manager

Keith Bates

Project Manager

Every project is buttoned-up and tied with a bow because of Keith’s eye for even the smallest detail. He ensures designs fit their designated spaces and all mechanicals, plumbing and electric are properly placed. Keith also coordinates backing for our installers and manages them to get the job done correctly. Prior to joining our team, he dedicated 25 years to running his own cabinet company.