KEM Studio is a design studio that fuses architecture + industrial design. The studio is based in Kansas City. We are a multidisciplinary studio by design – with diverse talents and areas of expertise that allow us to bring a unique perspective to every project. But our collaborative approach extends well beyond our studio, to influence how we work with our clients and strategic partners. It’s about cultivating ideas, no matter where they come from. Ideas that keep us intellectually charged and inspire fresh solutions.
Owners Tad and Jessica Carpenter are very creative. Tad is a prolific, self employed illustrator and writer and Jessica is a graphic designer with a refined eye. After living in a condo in Kansas City’s River Market district they set out to find a piece of land to build their dream home.
The Walsh’s work in the urban core but want to truly wind down when they head home and casually entertain friends. They purchased a waterfront lot on Weatherby Lake with the vision of creating a “Modern Lodge”.