About Us

Kansas City's Most Trusted Kitchen Design Studio for More Than 75 Years

How does a kitchen design business survive and thrive more than seven decades? It all started in 1946 with our founder, Merle Kleweno, who had a radical idea — a kitchen should be more than just a place to prepare meals. As we all know, today’s kitchen is the hub of family life and the hot spot for entertaining. Merle’s passion for redefining how kitchens should look and feel is reflected in how Kleweno designers continue to raise the bar for interior design by creating kitchens as rooms to be furnished with art for living. See what we mean.

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Randall Sisk and Merle Kleweno 1995


Our uncompromising commitment to design excellence, our partnership with fine custom cabinetmakers and our no-excuses service mean you can trust us to ensure your investment in your home has lasting beauty and function.


Our team includes three award-winning design professionals who have the expertise to create spaces featuring superior function complemented by art-inspired elements that can make any room a personal reflection of your style. Learn more about our custom design team.


While many other design studios have come and gone, we are here to stand behind every custom kitchen and bathroom we’ve designed since 1946. In fact, our warranty is longer than most others have been in business!


Our design expertise and extensive selection of cabinetry styles also translate into unique and artistically-rich environments for other rooms in your home including master bedrooms, bathrooms, libraries, family rooms, and entertainment centers.

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