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DesignKC is Kansas City’s inspirational and resourceful guide to a well-lived life. Featuring exceptional homes highlighting the area’s best architecture, custom build and remodel projects, fine interiors and outdoor living, as well as the trends that drive the industry along with timeless classics.

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Keith Sauro


Andrea Darr


Ryan Litts

Art Director

Jared Webb

Director of Sales and Digital Marketing

Lonny Cohen

Senior Account Executive

Denise Carver

Production Coordinator & Circulation


Email images and a project summary to Editor-in-Chief Andrea Darr at, with “Editorial Submission” in the subject line. All submissions require homeowner approval and collaboration, when possible. If selected for publication, we will contact you about the timeline for photography and interviews.

All projects will be considered and may be filed for future use. We will try to respond to all inquiries in a timely manner.

DesignKC is Published, by Rhythm Media, LLC.

Advertising Specs and Templates

File Specifications

PDF files should conform to Adobe Distiller’s Press Quality settings including .125” bleed and no crop marks.

Note: Type created in a pixelated format such as Photoshop can look jagged or fuzzy in print. We recommend that all ad type be created in QuarkXPress, InDesign, or Illustrator.

For the best print quality, all pixelated images must be a minimum of 300dpi at final size.

Note: Ads produced in Canva, Microsoft Publisher or any other application not listed above should be done as a mock up of your design. When you submit files from these applications, you will still need to provide hi-res images, logos and support files. 

Note: Images taken from the Web and or websites will rarely have resolution sufficient for good print reproduction.

Please do not send email attachments that are larger than 20 MB total, or they may not be successfully received. Files exceeding 20 MB can be sent via HighTail, Dropbox, TransferBigFiles, or a similar online service.

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