Shelly Klein has run k studio in its various forms for ten years working as a consultant for the contract furniture industry with a range of clients including Herman Miller. Also an accomplished painter, she uses overlapping imagery in both her paintings and textile work. The two mediums feed one another and create a dialog that our clients continue to find fresh and exciting. Mary Klein is a veteran of the contract furniture industry with extensive management and manufacturing background. She manages the nuts and bolts of the operation with skill and ease and is a collaborative partner in all design decisions. She also manages research and sourcing. The combination of their respective areas of expertise have resulted in a natural mother/ daughter collaboration exploring a shared interest in combining good design with sustainable materials, business acuity, and social responsibility.