Our Collective sees the value in team and the best people for the best project.

The goal is and always has been to be an extension to the creative talent of every firm.

We Create, We Develop & We Deliver

We are a nationally recognized creative team specializing in branding, informational environments, and corporate messaging. We are passionate about design, driven to solve problems, and focused on building lasting relationships.

We Are Here To Help

Our process is based on listening, understanding, and obtaining as much knowledge as possible about you, your company and your unique story. We find the relevant core in that story and the best way to deliver that truth to your audience.

We Always Give 100%

Regardless of your project size, your budget or your schedule, our team of specifically paired professionals ALWAYS gives you 100%. Your unique needs are most important to you and even more important to us.

Our Capabilities And Our Work Prove “Midwest Is Best”

We listen to your unique story and then carefully determine what differentiates you from your competition. Only then we develop your custom corporate language and study logotypes supported by guidelines built on color, type and image.

Your environment tells a story and we like to do the talking. From messaging campaigns we create for corporate environments to complex wayfinding systems helping people move through public spaces, our work helps people love theirs.

All the support you need for your brand, from business cards and pocket folders to brochures and direct mail. Whatever your audience needs to better see, hear and understand your unique story.

Our team will design and develop interactive user experiences that contour the world’s responsive digital landscape. Whether you need a simply customized WordPress site or a fully-loaded e-commerce platform.

Our team loves to share and we are passionate about design. Above all is education. Our studio understands what it takes to be successful and each of us has been blessed with amazing teachers, leaders and mentors. We are here for each and every one of you.

Bryan Lisbona


Bryan Lisbona is a graphic designer born and raised in rural Kansas. His award-winning studio, Kinfolk Creative represents businesses and brands large-and-small from coast-to-no-coast throughout the USA. His work ranges from traditional 2D and 3D design to more unconventional environmental projects of human scale. And in 2017 he started kinfolkcreated.com, a Midwest apparel line featuring baselayer tees and a range of unique small goods all rooted in Kansas history. Bryan credits his inspiration and endless determination to his family’s free range parenting approach and thick creative lineage.

Bryan devotes both personal and professional time to numerous passion projects supporting initiatives he believes in. Professionally he has supported organizations such as the Kansas Sampler Foundation, Burundi Friends International, The LIKEME® Lighthouse, The Humane Society of Greater Kansas City, ArtsKC, Kiwanis International, the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, The Kansas City VA Medical Center, Saint Luke’s Midwest Ear Institute and Montana On A Mission. Personally, and more importantly, Bryan mentors in local public school systems and with AIGA, the professional association for design, for which he is a long-standing member.

Bryan has been recognized numerous times for his work through juried competition. He has received national exposure on the pages of PRINT Magazine and Graphis as well as regional awards by AIGA Kansas City, Printing Industries of America (PIA) and the Kansas City Ad Club.


18 Years of Professional Experience
University of Kansas, Bachelor of Fine Arts in Design (Concentration in Graphic Design)


AIGA | the professional association for design
Basehor Kansas Chamber of Commerce


Graciously, Bryan has been recognized multiple times for his work through juried competition. He has also received international exposure on the pages of PRINT Magazine and Graphis.

PIA 2012 MidAmerica Graphex Awards “Best Of” Category Winner
AIGA KC 2010 Design Awards (A6) (Juried Competition)
AIGA KC 2008 Design Awards (A5) (Juried Competition)
Graphis Logo Design 7, printed February 2008 (Page 199)
PRINT Magazine’s 2006 Regional Design Annual (Page 178)
AIGA KC 2006 Design Awards (A3) (Juried Competition)
AIGA KC 2004 Design Awards (A1) (Juried Competition)
2003 Kansas City Ad Club OMNI Awards

Toby Kuhn


Like Bryan, Toby is a native born Kansan, Jayhawk alum, and graphic designer. As part of Kinfolk Toby brings fifteen plus years of experience as part of the Creative Team at Kuhn & Wittenborn Advertising in Kansas City, Missouri. While there he climbed his way up the ranks from Intern to Senior Graphic Designer and honed his professional design skills of turning big ideas into well executed work. His diverse experience crosses over all areas of 2D and 3D print design, including outdoor, direct mail and collateral. He is also skilled in interactive and digital design, including websites, emails, social media, and online advertising. A few of the clients he has directly supported include Assurant Employee Benefits, Crown Center, GEHA, Kansas Speedway, Kansas City Aviation Department, KC Chamber, KCP&L and Liberty Hospital.

When Toby isn’t busy practicing the Art of Design, he can often be found practicing the Art of Zen, through yoga, meditation, and floatation therapy. He enjoys spending family time with his wife and two kids, along with their three cats. As a fellow graduate from the University of Kansas, Toby is a big fan of KU basketball. He also enjoys bike rides in the summer, snowboarding in the winter and live music year round.


20 Years of Professional Experience
University of Kansas, Bachelor of Fine Arts in Design (Concentration in Graphic Design)

Mark Breaux


Mark was destined for all things technology from birth! At age 14 he started hosting his first website and dabbling in html, css, php, and utilizing mysql databases to house information on his websites. 17 years later Mark is still driven by tech and learning new advancements daily. And if you haven’t fallen asleep after that collection of run-on sentences then you must be as excited as we are to have him in our Collective! Mark has worked closely with small businesses and big corporations alike and is equipped to assist with any and all of your technology needs. From web development and hosting to on-site networking and server needs, Mark cannot wait to work on your project.

Outside of his professional interests, Mark enjoys renovating his midwest home and relaxing around the house with his wife and two kiddos. He loves skiing down mountains and watching LSU football, basketball, baseball and well honestly anything with a LSU logo. Geaux Tigers!


20 Years of Professional Experience
DeVry University, Bachelor of Science in Network and Communications Management