Liz Goldberg, Founder and Principal Designer at CAROLYNLEONA, translates her passion for food, fashion and all things beautiful, into the spaces she creates. Her style combines clean lines with depth; creating designs that are engaging and purposeful. Liz uses her outgoing personality and design expertise to turn a client’s vision into reality leaving every space well-dressed.

After completing her education with degrees in Interior Design, Textiles and Business, Liz began her career working in textiles and upholstery at Crate & Barrel. There she custom-created fabrics while learning from industry leaders`Nate Berkus and Mitchell Gold. Liz was then handpicked by Herman Miller to help bring their vision of creating a human-centered approach into office spaces and homes.

Liz resides in Raleigh with her husband, Mark and identical twin daughters, Lillian and Isla. She stays busy running her own business and chasing her toddlers, but always finds time for a good glass of wine!


Karin Shrigley joined CAROLYNLEONA in 2017 as our right-hand woman and does all things “operations." She is responsible for client relations and managing the day-to-day at CL. Karin's background in project management, keen attention to detail and expertise in client facing positions makes her a perfect team player at CL. Karin's career in project management includes managing a startup residential real estate renovation and investment company.

Karin has spent the majority of her life in North Carolina, and is happy to be back home near her two daughters that also reside in Raleigh. In her spare time, Karin loves traveling to the beach and exploring Raleigh's ever-growing restaurant scene!