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

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.
An all white kitchen with green chairs surrounding the center island.

Play House

Interior designer Andrew Flesher helps a family with three young boys give their home a playful update, making it all their own.
A large kitchen with a center island with lights hanging over it, and light-wood cabinetry accented by stainless steel appliances, a winner in the 2017 National Kitchen and Bath Association Design Awards.

2017 National Kitchen and Bath Association Minnesota Design Awards

A look at the winning projects and designers from the 2017 National Kitchen and Bath Association Design Awards.
Friends gathered around a table toasting

Madeline Island House with Soul Hosts Communal Cookout

A group of friends gather on Madeline Island for a weekend dedicated to outdoor fire, food and good times with those closest to them.

Powder Rooms That Pack A Punch

Powder rooms are an ideal place to indulge your wild side, in decorating.
A living room featuring a pair of chairs, silk-wool rug, gold-painted bamboo bar cart, and painting.

Inside Charlie Simmons and Sandy LaMendola’s Home

A new marriage and an old house renovation? This couple took on both and lived to tell the tale.
The backside exterior of a home shows large glass doors that open up to the kitchen and dining area. A gallery connects the kitchen to the garage.

Charles Frederick Keyes House Receives Fresh Look

A historic home gains contemporary spaces without compromising its past.