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

Designer/Architectural Coordinator

As Designer/Architectural Coordinator, Karen Velasco-Carter plays a vital role in the EDGE process. Karen works with clients to help bring their vision to life, whether that is custom cabinetry or reconfiguring a space within their home. She is a cabinet designer as well as a space creator, and when it comes to remodeling, she is the one designing the new space. With a bachelor’s degree in architecture and previous experience as an architectural designer for two prominent design studios, Karen has over a decade 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

Designer

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.

Liz Bartlett - Project Coordinator

Liz Bartlett

Project Coordinator

Liz is the Project Coordinator at EDGE. She has many years’ experience in public relations, residential real estate, event management, project management, home staging and administration.

Liz started her career in public relations and event management in the California wine industry. After many years in the wine business and a desire to own her own business, Liz opened a salon and spa in upper Napa Valley. From the design and remodeling process of her salon, grew a desire to work in interior design. Liz holds a Florida real estate license, but a passion for home interiors has led her to EDGE as our project coordinator. As the project coordinator Liz is responsible for material pricing and ordering, delivery, and installation assistance; scheduling subcontractors, vendors, and internal deliveries; project installation and punch list item assistance. She also assists with client presentations, obtains materials and finish samples and manages the 3,000 square-foot showroom and design studio.

Alecia Thompson - Cabinet Designer

Alecia Thompson

Cabinet Designer

Alecia brings over 20 years of experience to EDGE. Throughout her career Alecia has mastered every detail that goes into cabinetry design from meeting with clients, designing custom cabinetry to installation and project management – Alecia can do it all! As a cabinet designer she will play a vital role in collaborating with the EDGE team in cabinet and closet design and production; keeping up to date on project drawings and orders, allowing for a seamless process from start to finish.