Intellexual Design, LLC (ID) is a shoe design, graphic design and consulting business owned and operated by Karen Tucker in Stanardsville, VA. Intellexual Design opened in March of 2010 in Winston-Salem, NC, where Karen resided for twenty years. ID is a SWAM certified, independently owned small business. ID specializes in custom hand painted shoes, graphic design services and software and technology training and consulting services. ID’s mission is to provide beautiful custom wearable art, eye-catching and engaging graphics, and thorough consulting and training on software such as QuickBooks and Microsoft Office. Intellexual Design has a continuously expanding portfolio of custom shoes and graphic design.
Karen Tucker has a solid education in Business, having earned both a Bachelor’s of Business Administration and a Master’s of Business Administration (MBA) from Gardner-Webb University. She teaches Business and QuickBooks at Piedmont Virginia Community College (PVCC). During the summer (and sometimes throughout the school year), she teaches Graphic Design to kids and teens at PVCC’s Summer and Spring Break Career Academies. For her graphic design experience, she has been creating eye catching websites and graphic designs for over sixteen years. Concerning software and technology consulting with Karen, she has taught several classes for Connect Your Community, a federally grant funded program which specializes in teaching basic to intermediate computer skills to adults as well as advanced computer skills classes for the Forsyth County Public Library.
Karen has collaborated with BucketFeet (http://www.bucketfeet.com), a company devoted to producing artist-designed footwear that is sold internationally. ‘Jigsawed’, released in December of 2014 as a kid’s shoe. Check out the shoes here: http://www.bucketfeet.com/index.php/jigsawed-kids.html