west elm LOCAL - Tad Carpenter

Carpenter Collective

Tad and Jessica Carpenter
Kansas City

Hailing from Kansas City, MO designer, illustrator and teacher Tad Carpenter loves the Mid-West and how it has shaped the way he makes and thinks. Tad has written and illustrated more than a dozen children’s books in the market today. Carpenter runs the design studio Tad Carpenter Creative with a focus on bringing powerful messages to life through branding, packaging, and illustrative based design. He also teaches graphic design at the University of Kansas in Lawrence.

We create: Limited Edition Silkscreen Prints
We use: Waterbased inks, Amercian made paper and Imagination.
Favorite local hangout: Port Fonda
Design should be: Enjoyed.