We're here to maximize your impact.

We leverage decades of design experience to help organizations envision a better future, then implement an impactful solution.

We use our impact-focused design process to help our clients add tangible value to their projects and businesses.  We design award-winning architecture and interiors, but that's just the beginning.  We work with communities looking to build consensus early in the concepting phase of a major project.  We help developers communicate their visions to investors so they can build a better product.  We help business owners develop a strategy to grow their business’ physical footprint in a responsible way that will improve productivity and increase profits.  How can we help you?

That's a fact.

Companies that embrace design generate 32% more revenue and 56% more shareholder returns than rivals over a five-year period.

-McKinzey Quarterly, "The Value of Design", Oct. 2018

Our Founders

Kara Bouillette AIA, LEED AP

 

Kara drives our passion for delivering world-class quality projects with the foremost goal of providing a positive and meaningful experience for our clients.  She heads our community engagement and outreach efforts and has been nationally recognized as a rising star in the design industry.  In 2017 she was awarded the AIA National Young Architect of the Year Award and is a 2019 Sho-Ping Chin Women’s Leadership Honoree .  Kara is a passionate advocate for the arts and a champion for a renewed sense of work-life balance within the design industry.  She believes that every person is entitled to a fulfilling work and personal life, and that this balance is key to the future of our profession.

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Dan Brown AIA, LEED AP

Dan is an award-winning architect and designer with a passion for innovation and creating a positive impact through design.  He leads our design and innovation efforts with an optimist’s mindset and a humble confidence.  Dan believes that design can and should be democratized, and that an inclusive design process produces the most impactful outcome. His past design work has been nationally recognized, serving as the Principal and lead architect for projects featured in publications like Dwell, Dezeen, Residential Design, Design Milk and Arch Daily.

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Jacob Littrell AIA, LEED AP

Jacob is one of those rare designers with an equal grasp of, and passion for, the design and business side of the profession. His logistic-driven approach ensures our clients see measurable value in the design solutions we produce.  Jacob has been recognized as a Next Gen Leader in Kansas City for his ability to see through the noise and deliver a clear and concise path to design solutions that balance great design and real-world economics.  

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