Modern Masterpiece

Photos by Paul Crosby The signature characteristic identifying a Charles Stinson-designed house is the geometry of vertical lines and horizontal planes that the Wayzata architect layers to define spaces, frame views, and capture light. How...
A wood floor kitchen with white cabinetry and a pop of blue paint on the island.

National Kitchen & Bath Association Design Awards

2018 Winners from NKBA’s Minnesota Chapter
Designed by Divine Custom Homes, this new home’s contemporary, mountain-lodge style is heightened by black board-and-batten siding and stone, cedar, and iron accents.

Enter Into Luxury

Step inside the homes on Midwest Home’s 2018 Luxury Home Tour
An entry to home built by

A Fresh Take on a Lake Minnetonka Home

When the Regan family of Regan Brothers Bakery fame (a one-time Minneapolis institution) built their summer getaway on Lake Minnetonka’s Crystal Bay in 1905, the Twin City Rapid Transit Company was just wrapping up...
The exterior of a modern north woods home designed by Strand Design.

A Crisp and Clean Cabin

Having a cabin “up North,” seemingly a Midwest tradition if not a residency requirement, used to conjure visions of a rather ramshackle structure. Plain and heavy on the outside, dark on the inside, perhaps...
The exterior of a home built by SALA Architects features a patio with the home's owners lounging on it.

Moving to a Simpler Life

Stephen and Annie Roche had two things in mind when they began looking for lake property: retirement and downsizing. Their kids had grown up and left the nest. Their house in Corcoran seemed too big for just...
Disappear Retreat by Carly Coulson shows an-all window room overlooking a forest.

Architect Carly Coulson on Less is More

Environmentally friendly design
Melissa Coleman’s kitchen features neatly organized drawers and minimal cabinets with notches in place of pulls.

Inside “Faux Martha” Melissa Coleman’s Mod Farmhouse

Find out how she pairs minimalism with modern farmhouse
The open living spaces are tied together with reclaimed wood beams, posts, and ceilings.

Wisconsin Retreat Showcases Rustic Finishes and Textures

A Wisconsin lake home is a showcase of organic finishes and textures

Eric Odor and Jackie Millea Take Home Midwest Home’s 2018 Architecture Honors

Eric Odor and Jackie Millea take home this year's awards.
The remodel added a three-season porch to the Densingers’ entertaining options.

Changing in Place

Empty nesters transform their suburban home for a loft lifestyle
The exterior of a modern white farmhouse.

A Farmhouse With Attitude

An Edina family relishes a mashup of tradition, glam, and glitz.