Our Team



Reagan Lampe is co-owner of The Design Studio along with her husband Jason Lampe, her parents Mark and Pat Newkirk and her sister Theresa and Aaron Haag. In years past, she worked alongside her father in his construction business specializing in interior renovations of nursing homes, assisted living facilities and dementia housing. In 2007 she and her family opened The Design Studio in Breese to serve the residential construction and renovation market. Reagan has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration specializing in Marketing. She enjoys spending her free time with her family and supporting fellow local businesses! She is available every day at The Design Studio and is excited meet with new clients and discuss their next project.


Design Associate

Karen Miller has over 20 years of experience in sales and designing cabinetry, flooring, selecting fixtures and backsplashes to satisfy every customer’s style. Her degree is an Associates of Applied Sciences and she also maintains The Design Studio’s certifications in all our products by traveling for product training. Specializing in Residential design and Commercial design, Karen will make sure that you will get the look that you want and stay within your budget. On the weekends you will catch Karen spending time with her kids and grandbabies or jeepin’ with the top down! You can make an appointment or you can drop off your floor plan and she can put a design together for you!

Michelle Zieren

Michelle joined our team in 2024! You may recognize her name as a fellow local business owner alongside her husband, Mark, at Zieren Funeral Home. Michelle has interior design background from her time at her family’s business in the early 2000’s, Zieren Furniture Company. She graduated from SIUE with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration specializing in Marketing. With her children entering their busy teenage years, Michelle decided she wanted to revisit her love for interior design, which brought her here to The Design Studio! You can find Michelle at The Design Studio on Tuesdays and Thursdays assisting customers and other designers. In her free time, you will likely catch her at her kids’ sporting events or spending time with her family. She will greet you with the biggest smile when you stop by The Design Studio!


Trusted. Certified. Efficient.

If you don’t have an installer of your own then don’t worry! We have our very own installers that would love to help! Our installers stay on top of their training and attend numerous seminars yearly along with many years of experience with residential and commercial projects. Our installers are efficient, friendly, and keep a clean jobsite.