Island Time

Photos by Tracy Walsh Few city dwellers can say they have an island in their backyard. But Minneapolis graphic designers Meg and Chad Olson have...

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...

Trend-Spotting in 2019: 6 Kitchen Trends to Enliven Your Space

Images courtesy Shelter Architecture Is there any other room in the house in which we spend more time? We’re talking about the kitchen, of course....
A reclaimed barn wood wall and floor-to-ceiling blackened steel fireplace add texture to the living room’s interiors while blending seamlessly with the views of surrounding mill buildings.

Room with an Obstructed View

A young millennial couple finds ideal modern living in the Mill District
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
Clean white panels and a glossy dark wood floor provide the perfect backdrop for this elegant, blue-accented space designed by Martha O’Hara Interiors.

Life in Color

Midwest Home and ASID MN present the winners of a colorful design competition
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 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...
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...
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