K.C. Design Pros to Follow on Instagram

Whether they're interior designers, artists or architects, these experts are sure to inspire you

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Instagram is a great app for keeping up with your family and friends, but it’s also a great place to get inspired by design. If you’re interested in interior design or want to see the ins and outs of making a home, these are the Kansas City pros you should be following:

Sarah Chaffee

The entrepreneur started Kansas City’s Mint Design after graduating from the University of Kansas and working at a few area boutique architecture firms. Chaffee’s home designs are fresh and modern, and her Instagram posts will have you dreaming of a home renovation (or a new home, designed by her) in no time.

A view from above to kick off this work week #bymintdesign #mondayvibes

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Hufft Projects

The K.C.-based architecture firm is home to some of the most creative minds in design, and the company’s Instagram provides an inside look at what their team is developing. Whether it’s a farmhouse in Springfield or a bird’s-eye view of modern Kansas City home, you’ll be inspired by Hufft Project’s designs.

Porch House // Springfield, MO #architecture #design #farmhouse #modern #hufft

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Artery Residence #architecture #design #modern #interiordesign #kc #hufft

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Modern with Ranch, a seamless blend of old and new to a suburban mid-century ranch house. #architecture #design #hufft

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Jan Kyle

Jan Kyle of Jan Kyle Design is an interior designer with a bold, colorful viewpoint that shines through her Instagram account. The spaces featured on her account are sleek and sophisticated with a definite edge:


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Porter Teleo

Bridgett Turner and Kelly Porter, the women behind Shawnee-based Porter Teleo, create original wallcovering and fabric designs used in homes across the country. On the company’s Instagram, you can watch their ideas come to life, then see what they look like when they’re installed.

Lisa Schmitz

Interior designer Lisa Schmitz not only posts her latest projects on Instagram, but also takes us inside her life in Kansas City. You’ll get a sneak peek at the designs she’s working on as well as her trips to Kauffman Stadium or The Roasterie.

A little more traditional today…

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#shoemaker is getting some tile!

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