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
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Q+A: Charlie Lazor’s Modern Dwellings Evolve from Flatpak to Stack House

A Q&A with Charlie Lazor on his architectural style and the completion of his first Stack House near Cedar Lake in Minneapolis.
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.
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How to Successfully Mix Architectural Styles in Your Home

Learn how to blend architectural styles for your next remodeling project.

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Amazing Spaces, Places & Escapes:Re-imagining Treehouses at Minnesota Landscape Arboretum

The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum debuts its new, summer-long exhibit "Amazing Spaces, Places and Escapes: Re-imagining Treehouses May 27 through Oct. 1.

Island Treasure

A new cottage on Lake Minnetonka's Crane Island replicates the charm of a century-old summer home.
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Christian and Samantha Ponder’s Excelsior Home Scores a Touchdown

When he’s not out crushing the Packers and she’s not reporting for ESPN, Christian and Samantha Ponder are settling into their Excelsior home.

Luxury in the Twin Cities: Trends in Bespoke Homes

Homes designed and built for the affluent homebuyers showcase stunning locations, expansive spaces, sumptuous finishes, and the latest technology.

The Past Made Perfect

Photos by Spacecrafting Builder: Vujovich Design Build, Inc. Newly married and house hunting, anesthesiologists Sarah Kaus and Frank Moran were immediately drawn to the 1890 home...
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Spa Bath Makes a Sweet Retreat

Sumptuous furnishings and Sub-Zero appliances create a blissful bath.
Fresh evergreens, citrus, and faux fur stockings decorate the period fireplace, capturing the spirit of the season and the expert blend of old and new in the stately 1920s Georgian.

Holiday Tradition with an Edge

At the O’Hara home, holiday décor is by design, tempered with plenty of nostalgia
A home with a lit up front porch.

Front Porch Revival

Less isolated and friendlier than the back, front yards with spaces for socializing are becoming more common.