Expertise

Tran + Thomas Design Studio is a full-service commercial and residential interior design firm based in the Kansas City area. Combining the talents and 30+ years of experience of two award-winning designers and a talented staff, our company is committed to excellence and is known for original design solutions that bring our clients an exceptional experience along the way.

Residential

We have a knack for turning houses into homes by designing unique, award winning spaces with eye-catching details and one-of-a-kind pieces. We work closely with our clients to find custom solutions that meet their individual tastes, needs and desires. Our homes are as fabulously unique and memorable as their homeowners. At Tran + Thomas we focus on building lasting client relationships. Exceeding our client’s hopes for their homes, while giving them a headache-free design experience is, to us, the most important aspect of this business. We want our clients to remember how much they enjoyed working with us and to be thrilled at the thought of doing it all over again.
We specialize in:
– Assistance determining your style & design goals
– Teaming with architects to create your custom designed home
– Space planning, design and furniture layouts
– Product selection and specification
– Project coordination with all manufacturers, teams and laborers
– Assistance throughout the construction process
– Budget management

Commercial

First impressions are everything, and in business, you often only get one shot. Our commercial interior design services will give your space a unique, distinct look that you won’t find anywhere else, without breaking your budget.
Whether it’s a hotel renovation or a new commercial development, no detail is overlooked during our thorough design process resulting in a stunning final product that distinguishes you from the competition. We are consistently working with premier architects, contractors and engineers to create award-winning projects throughout the country.
We specialize in:
– Renovation and new construction
– Space planning and design
– Finish selection and specification
– Millwork and custom fixture detailing
– Bars & Restaurant Design
– Boutique Hotel & Bed and Breakfast Design
– Retail Design
– Country Club Design

PROJECT SCALE
There is rarely a residential or commercial project that we do not welcome. Whether it’s new construction, remodeling, or simply new furnishings, Tran + Thomas has the experience and commitment for your interior transformation. Visit the portfolio section of the website to see examples of successful projects of all sizes.

PROJECT LOCATIONS
Tran + Thomas installations can be found across the continental United States and throughout Europe. Successful projects in Seattle, Atlanta, Las Vegas, Dallas, Orlando and Annapolis demonstrate our willingness to travel wherever quality and integrity is required. Of course, projects in the partners’ hometown of Kansas City are always a pleasure and will remain near and dear to their hearts.

BUDGETS AND SCHEDULES
Tran + Thomas maintains accounts and business relationships with an extraordinary number of vendors and installation resources, offering a range of styles and price categories. These relationships allow us to tailor each project to meet the needs and budgets of each and every client. The company employs a step-by-step procedure for establishing each design plan, including design presentations, contracts, contractor/architect meetings, budget proposals, client authorizations, and schedules for payment, installations and logistics. Typically, the only surprise for Tran + Thomas clients is how far the completed projects exceed their expectations.

BENEFITS
Tran + Thomas is extremely knowledgeable of today’s trends, which will later become tomorrow’s traditions (and we know how to make them work for you). We stay current with styles by attending the world renowned International Furniture Market in High Point North Carolina twice a year. Over the 25+ years we have attended the market we have developed relationships with an extensive number of manufacturers so that we can offer our clients access to unique and better: furnishings, accessories, lighting, rugs, artwork, window treatments, wall finishes, flooring and more…with the added benefit of cost savings on all of our product lines.