About Bread and Roses Creative

Bread and Roses Creative is a full service web design, development and marketing agency located in Kansas City. We provide professional web development, graphic design and publishing services for businesses, non-profits, organizations and media. We’ve been creating and developing high quality, high performing websites for clients since 2001.

About Chuck Munson

Chucks has been working with web development since the early days of the World Wide Web. While he started his first website in 1995, he was collaborating with friends around the world for several years prior, on innovative Internet projects. Chuck got his Painting / Sculpture degree from the University of Kansas and his Masters in Library and Information Studied from the University of Wisconsin – Madison. He sees web development as a perfect blend of visual design and information presentation.

  • Chuck grew up in Kansas City
  • He loves making art and doing photography
  • He is a fan of classic movies (especially noir), science fiction, cooking, and going to local music shows
  • Sports allegiances: Kansas City Royals, Milwaukee Brewers, Green Bay Packers, Kansas and Wisconsin basketball, KC Current, Sporting KC, Washington Capitals, and the Philadelphia 76ers

Tech Skills

  • Web design and development (HTML5, CSS, Photoshop) – 27 years
  • Server administration – 22 years – LAMP stack
  • PHP, Javascript experience as a web developer
  • Frontend: React, React.js, Apollo
  • Backend: Keystone.js, Node.js
  • Gatsby
  • Async + Await
  • Databases: MySQL, MongoDB (30 years experience with databases)
  • Content management systems – (27 years) WordPress, Drupal, Postnuke, Joomla, MediaWiki
  • Website hosting – WP Engine, GoDaddy, NearlyFreeSpeech, Flywheel, own servers, and more.
  • Linux, Debian, CentOS, FreeBSD
  • Analytics (27 years) – Google Analytics, Google Tag Manager
  • Git, Github, GitKraken
  • Visual Studio Code
  • Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, PageDesign


  • Currently a Twitch Affiliate with around 850 followers.
  • Extensive experience in journalism and working with the media
  • Magazine publishing. Worked for a major STEM publisher (Science magazine)
  • Public speaking (conferences mostly)


  • Full Professional German (B2 level)
  • Elementary Spanish and Dutch

Open Source

We are fans of and participants in the open source software movement. We use open source software such as WordPress in our projects as much as possible. We’ve contributed to open source projects in the past and will be increasing our participation in the future.