Q+A: Katie Haun Schuring

Since moving to Minneapolis with her family in 2010, Katie Haun Schuring has been enlivening the process of historic bridge rehabilitation as a project manager in the Minnesota Department of Transportation’s Cultural Resources Unit....

Personality Profile: Designer Scott Rajavuori

You’d think Scott Rajavuori would be tired of renovations by now. After all, construction has been part of his life since birth. His dad was involved in all parts of the construction process, so...

A Sacred Space

Designed for Japan. Crafted in Canada. Assembled in Minnesota. Anywhere else you’d be hard pressed to put these three statements together, but at Sacred Clay Country Inn they all merge in a beautiful architectural...

Panoramic Grand Marais

Amid architect David Salmela’s portfolio of acclaimed homes and businesses is a new opportunity to not only visit, but stay at one for a time. Finished this past year, the Tre Søstre—which means “three...

Tiny Cabins in the Woods: Endeavor is Booked, But Firefly Beckons

Endeavor’s first cabin, located in Silver Bay, is a millennial modernist’s dream: A sleek rustic retreat that combines contemporary amenities with a camping-out feel. Founded by Tyler Thompson, a veteran of camping and retreating...
The bar with people sitting at it in the Poplar Haus on the Gunflint Trail.

Poplar Haus Promises Visitors a Northern Getaway with ’70s Vibes

What happens when four city slickers with a shared love of good food, ‘70s music, and the north woods of Minnesota get a wild idea?

Marvin Windows: Inside Looking Out

Photos courtesy Marvin Windows At their most basic form, windows are nothing more than big holes in our homes that are covered over with glass. In reality, they are far more. They are style. They...
Two kinds of surfaces in this kitchen surround the range: butcher block, for cooking, and soapstone, for baking. Designed by Jacqueline Fortier Studio.

Period Pieces

Historic accents shine in a Queen Anne’s new kitchen
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

2018 BLEND Award Winners Celebrated

The jury is in: The 2018 winners of BLEND Awards in Minneapolis and St. Paul have been announced at gatherings in both cities in recent weeks. The awards, given in Minneapolis since 2007 and...

Experience Luxury Living on Midwest Home’s Loft + Condo Tour

Multi-unit developers come together to showcase the area's best lofts, condos, and apartments on Midwest Home's Luxury Loft + Condo Tour.
A portrait of Susan Denk, founder of White Crane Construction.

Making Dreams into Reality

A sit down with Susan Denk, founder of White Crane Construction