Karen Gilbert is an American craft artist, metalsmith and jeweler. As a design director at SkLO, Karen brings her intuitive understanding of craft and making. Her hands-on nature and her own technical skills as a craft artist provide the vision behind the SkLO collections. In her work leading the design and prototyping of the SkLO collections, her process ranges from drawing to painting to metal fabrication.
Paul Pavlak is an American architect and designer. He brings a belief in the honesty of material, expression of process, and simplicity. At SkLO, collaborating with his wife and fellow SkLO design director, Karen Gilbert, he works to refine and edit the many ideas that go into the SkLO collections, provides technical documentation and attention to detail. He also provides the vision for the graphic design and look of the SkLO brand.